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Should Parents of Obese Kids Lose Custody

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Should Parents of Obese Kids Lose Custody Empty Should Parents of Obese Kids Lose Custody

Post by Admin on Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:49 am

Harvard University child obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig's recent claim that some parents should lose custody of their severely obese children has sparked outrage among families and professionals across the country.

The national outcry led one family to share how its personal experience with the matter damaged their lives.

Ludwig, an obesity expert at Children's Hospital Boston and associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, shared his divisive idea in an opinion piece that ran in the Journal of the American Medical Association Wednesday: that state intervention can serve in the best interest of extremely obese children, of which there's are about 2 million accross the United States.

Read More http://abcnews.go.com/Health/childhood-obesity-call-parents-lose-custody/story?id=14068280