Obesity, orthopaedics, and MORE make news

By Frank B. Kelly, MD

To promote public awareness of childhood obesity and the importance of exercise and building strong bones, the AAOS has joined forces with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to develop a new public service announcement (PSA). The new PSA aims to educate people about the importance of physical activity, nutrition, and weight-bearing exercises for children. Both AAOS President Tony Rankin, MD, and AAP President Renee R. Jenkins, MD, have been actively involved in the creation and development of this important message.

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