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Childhood Obesity on the Rise

Over the last 40 years, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the U.S. A local health expert explains what's most concerning about the rising trend and what parents should know ahead of the holiday season.

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 7:36 AM

MEDFORD, Ore.-- Over the last 40 years, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the U.S.

Kristin Filer with Providence Medford Medical Center sat down with NewsWatch 12 This Morning.

She explains what's most concerning about the rising trend and what parents should know ahead of the holiday season. 

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