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Arkansas Reports Record Levels For Chilhood Obesity


The Arkansas Center For Health Improvement reported that childhood obesity grew over 13% in the last school year, compared to the 3% growth the year before. We speak to Michael Motley from the ACHI and Professor Michael Thomsen about the study, why were still using BMI to track obesity, and what the data means for Arkansas children and parents.

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Rachell-Sanchez Smith is an associate producer for <i>Ozarks at Large.</i>