Tweet Chat Wrap-Up: Childhood Obesity Awareness

Increasing physical activity is one way to fight childhood obesity. Photo credit: Getty Images.

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the perfect time to encourage Americans of all ages to get involved in promoting healthy eating and physical activity for our kids. ABC Health held a tweet chat Tuesday to help get the word out on the best ways to prevent and treat this health crisis.

You can read all 2,659 tweets or check out the highlights in the live blog below. Mobile users can view the live blog with this link.

Please join us next week as our tweet chats continue to focus on childhood health. We'll be tweeting with experts, advocates and parents about the importance of newborn screening. The chat is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. ET. Anyone can participate and you don't have to be a tweeting expert to figure it out. Click here to find out more.

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