Childhood Obesity in America: Biography of an Epidemic

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Obesity among American children has reached epidemic proportions. Laura Dawes traces changes in diagnosis, treatment, and popular conceptions of the most serious health problem facing American children today, and makes the case that understanding the cultural history of a disease is critical to developing effective public health policy.

Childhood Obesity in America: Biography of an Epidemic 2014, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674281448

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