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Experts: Screen kids 6 and up for obesity, get help from pros
USA Today - Nanci Hellmich

Physicians and other medical professionals should screen children age 6 and older for obesity and refer obese kids to comprehensive weight-management programs, an expert panel says in today’s Pediatrics online. The statement comes from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which makes medical-care recommendations based on the latest research.