Childhood obesity-related costs skyrocket, hospitalizations nearly double

September 2009
Infectious Diseases in Children;Sep2009, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p33
The article focuses on a study conducted by L. Trasande and published in "Health Affairs," which found that between 2001 and 2005, the hospital costs for obese children rose from 125.9 million U.S. dollars to 237.6 million U.S. dollars.


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