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Balanced News: Children with obesity should get proactive treatment, new guidelines say

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Children and adolescents should be proactively evaluated and treated for obesity, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics around childhood obesity. The guidelines note that treatments, including medications and weight loss surgery, can be effective and can help reduce the risk of developing other health conditions. One in 5 U.S. children and teens are living with obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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