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  • Obesity found to be higher in preschoolers suspected of being maltreated

    Soaring obesity rates among youth at risk of abuse/neglect point to a need for changes in child welfare policy, according to new research by Jesse Helton and Janet Liechty, faculty members in the School of Social Work.

    Soaring obesity rates among youth at risk of abuse/neglect point to a need for changes in child welfare policy, according to new research by Jesse Helton and Janet Liechty, faculty members in the School of Social Work.

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  • To contact Jesse Helton, call 217-244-3016; email jhelton2@illinois.edu.