Recognizing National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month


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Every September, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes the celebration of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

HHS offers programs and resources for all US citizens to maintain or improve their health. HHS works to combat childhood obesity and ensure that kids in America grow up to be healthy, fit and strong.


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