Signs of Progress

In recent years, some cities, counties, and states have started to see their childhood obesity rates go down. Places that are taking a comprehensive approach are making progress.

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    Declining Childhood Obesity Rates

    Places taking a comprehensive approach to preventing childhood obesity are seeing their rates go down. Learn more about signs of progress in reversing the epidemic.

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    All Children Deserve to Grow Up at a Healthy Weight

    A year since RWJF committed $500 million toward reversing childhood obesity, early signs of progress show us that cross-sector partnerships and access to healthier options are key steps to ensure all children have opportunities to grow up at a healthy weight.

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