Behavioral Intervention to lower BMI?

Study: Early Behavioral Intervention Program Did Not Affect BMI Trajectories

A body mass index (BMI)-targeting behavioral intervention for children in underserved communities did not alter BMI trajectories, new study results published in Journal of the American Medical Association suggest.   The authors assigned 610 parent-child pairs from underserved communities in Nashville and tracked...


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