The Impact of Disparities on Children’s Health

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Dr. Elsie Taveras, a professor of nutrition in the department of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, said, “While there has been some progress in leveling off the exponential increase in childhood obesity over the last 20 years, there still remains disproportionate obesity among African-American and Hispanic children.” The disparities are present by the age of 2, she said.

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