After decades of steady increases, several cities, counties, and states have recently reported declining childhood obesity rates.
Voices for Healthy Kids, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Heart Association, hosted an event on July 9, 2013, highlighting many of the places reporting declines. Below are:
- an archive of the live webcast;
- photos from the day; and
- interviews with Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Eduardo Sanchez, MD, deputy chief medical officer of the American Heart Association.