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Childhood obesity: Experts discuss strategies, solutions journalists should cover

Changing behavior and educating people about food is key to helping children become fit and avoid obesity, according to the San Francisco pediatrician who spoke at a Nov. 12 panel organized by the Bay Area chapter of AHCJ. The panel featured a doctor and a journalist who are examining and trying to find solutions to the epidemic of childhood obesity. Journalist Elaine Herscher, an author and senior managing editor at Consumer Health Interactive, offered a number of story ideas for reporters.

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