Neighborhood safety, location may be tied to childhood obesity

05/12/2013 | Healio

Children living in areas with less access to parks within a safe walking distance showed higher rates of obesity, Canadian researchers reported at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting. "A child's neighborhood is a potentially modifiable risk factor for obesity that we can target in order to stop the increasing prevalence of obesity in young children," researcher Dr. Julia Morinis said in a news release.

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