School Nurses to Get 'Obesity' Training

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Hundreds of school nurses in Mississippi will become the first in the U.S. to be trained by the National Association of School Nurses to fight obesity in children.

The state Department of Education has announced that the training will occur Tuesday and Wednesday in Jackson.

More than 400 nurses will participate in the School Nurse Childhood Obesity Education program, which provides strategies for promoting healthy weight.

Mississippi leads the nation in obesity rates among adults and children.


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  • by ed Location: meridian on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:23 AM
    un real.. we spend millions and do what ever it takes t fight the fat in all ages .. now with children.. this is something i think is called nutrition classes.. that you need to get your degree... but the best way to get kids loose weitght.. pull the games and all from them and give old type toys like a bike and skateboard that you have to power using your own legs. dang what a great idea.. cost of that is cheap... shakes my head... cant make all that is lazy do .. like making those that dont want to be successful equal with the are successful..
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