The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi51° Sunny

Tonight

Lo28° Clear

Sunday

Hi49° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo32° Slight Chc Snow

Monday

Hi48° Slight Chc Snow

Monday Night

Lo25° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi42° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi47° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo25° Mostly Clear

Scales tip for kids’ obesity: Health experts hopeful as rates among preschoolers finally show a decline

Send to Kindle
Print This

ATLANTA — For many years, doctors have been wringing their hands as more and more U.S. children grew fat. Now, that may be changing, with the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity.

In 18 states, including Washington, there were at least slight drops in obesity for low-income preschoolers, health officials said Tuesday.

View my options or Sign in