Child Obesity: What Should We Do?

02/22/2011 12:48 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Christy Harrison Slate

The percentage of kids in the U.S. who are obese has more than doubled in the past three decades. Obesity puts children at risk for related chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and much more. Slate wants to fix the problem, but we need your help. Read the introduction, and please submit your brilliant ideas for overcoming childhood obesity. Then comment and vote on the other ideas suggested by Slate readers. Voting ends on March 15, and together readers and judges will announce the winners in late March.

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