CDC launches a project to prevent childhood obesity

09/29/2011 | Modern Physician (free registration)

The CDC has introduced the four-year Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project, which aims to prevent obesity in children 2 to 12 who are included in the Children's Health Insurance Program. The $25 million project, funded under provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will look for ways to promote healthy, active living and seeks to involve families and communities.

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