Video Game Tackles Childhood Obesity

With childhood obesity rates tripling in the last 15 years, Kaiser Permanente has decided to do something about this growing epidemic: It plans to introduce a video game. This may seem counterintuitive, given that one of the culprits in the rise of childhood obesity is sedentary play, which includes video games and TV. "Video games are embedded in youth culture and are an effective tool to educate children in an interactive and entertaining way," said Ray Baxter, a senior vice president at...Full Story
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