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Prescription for Health: Childhood Obesity (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-09-05

Duration: 00:04:59

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Obesity in children


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the September 5, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on childhood obesity. Dr. Whitfield discusses: the American Heart Association’s Empowerment Challenge; the quadrupling of the childhood obesity rate in the last forty years; and healthy habits for the entire family.