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Progress in preventing childhood obesity : focus on communities / Institute of Medicine Regional Symposium ; in collaboration with the Healthcare Georgia Foundation ; supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ; October 6-7, 2005, Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia ; Committee on Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Subject: Obesity in children > United States > Prevention.
Child health services > United States > Evaluation.
Nutrition policy > United States > Evaluation.
Adolescent.
Obesity > prevention & control.
Child.
Community Health Planning.
United States.
Genre: Congress.

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  • ISBN: 9780309101400
  • ISBN: 0309101409
  • Physical Description: x, 26 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2006.

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General Note: Symposium was held October 6-7, 2005, Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
Formatted Contents Note: Framework for evaluating progress -- Diverse populations -- Government -- Industry -- Communities -- Schools -- Home -- Assessing the nation's progress in preventing childhood obesity.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available online; registration required to download PDF.

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