Comments for: Youth obesity to cost Maine $1.2 billion, UMaine study finds

Posted Nov. 05, 2012, at 3:30 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 06, 2012, at 8:23 a.m.

Obesity among children and teens in Maine could cost more than $1 billion over the next 20 years, according to a new University of Maine study. Today, just under 8 percent of Maine’s children and adolescents are obese. But as those youths grow into adults, that proportion likely will rise …

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