NYC Department of Health data shows drop in severe obesity among public school students

The New York City Department of Health compared

The New York City Department of Health compared data of city public school students in grades K through eight between the 2006-07 and 2010-11 school years. (July 11, 2014 10:13 AM)

The New York City Department of Health says fewer children are severely obese.

The department compared data of city public school students in grades K through eight between the 2006-07 and 2010-11 school years. The data showed that the number of severely obese children dropped significantly between these periods.

Health officials describe severe obesity as a body mass index at or above...

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