Arizona's Rate Of Childhood Obesity Drops In New Report

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:22pm
Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:15pm
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Childhood obesity rates have remained fairly steady across the country over the past few years, but Arizona’s rates have actually dropped and is now tied for 17th best in the country.

Those are among the findings of a new report out on Thursday from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The Show spoke with Jamie Bussel, who leads the group’s childhood obesity work.

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