The American Academy of Family Physicians, the AAFP Foundation and MetLife Foundation announce a series of grants to nine family medicine residency programs across the nation to help reduce childhood obesity in their communities.
Nine residency programs will implement innovative, community-based projects designed to reduce childhood obesity by promoting fitness within the entire family.
Americans In Motion – Healthy Interventions is an AAFP initiative designed to help family physicians and their practice staff work with families to prevent and treat obesity and overweight through a multifaceted fitness initiative that incorporates physical activity, healthy eating and emotional well-being.
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Childhood Obesity Projects