Rhode Island Kids Count says childhood obesity leveling off or declining

Elizabeth Burke Bryant, executive director, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, photographed in their conference room and in her office. / PBN FILE PHOTO BY NATALJA KENT
Elizabeth Burke Bryant, executive director, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, photographed in their conference room and in her office. / PBN FILE PHOTO BY NATALJA KENT
PROVIDENCE - The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. The embargoed data and recommendations were distributed to media for publication Thursday morning but formally released at a policy roundtable…

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