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USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents

20:00 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | JAMA

This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents 6 years and older and offer or refer them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight (B recommendation).

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