Study: Childhood obesity weighs lightly on pediatricians' minds

08/2/2004 | (Michigan) (free registration)

While obesity warnings are coming fast and furious from the world's top health organizations, many pediatricians aren't even noticing weight problems in their own patients, according to a new study. In a study of office visits taken by obese children at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, researchers found pediatricians failed to note a child was overweight in two-thirds of all visits.

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