National Center for Health Research’s Public Comment on USPSTF Draft Recommendation Statement and Draft Evidence Review on Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Screening

Childhood obesity is a serious problem and intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight status have benefits for some children and adolescent populations. However, we are concerned that due to limitations in the quality of the research supporting the recommendations, they may not be appropriate for all children and adolescents.

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Physical Activity, Sports, and Head Injuries

If you or a family member is involved in a contact sport like football, soccer, wrestling, or basketball, chances are you know something about concussions. But, did you know that even one concussion may have serious, short-term and long-term consequences for your brain?

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