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Intensive Interventions Are Needed for High-BMI Youth

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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending that clinicians provide comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions for children 6 years and older who have a high body mass index (BMI) at or above the 95th percentile (for age and sex) or refer those patients to an appropriate provider. One in five children (19.7%) and adolescents […]

Author : News Health

Publish date : 2024-06-26 12:28:48

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