Adena to hold free talk on childhood obesity


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Children with obesity can be bullied more than their peers with more normal weight. They are also more likely to suffer from social isolation, depression and lower self-esteem.

Adena pediatrician Alex Maranzana, M.D., believes in creating a supportive and understanding atmosphere to help parents address the complex problem of childhood obesity.

Join Maranzana for a free, two-hour health seminar on childhood obesity for parents, grandparents and anyone who wants to learn about the latest solutions for helping their child develop healthier, life changing habits from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Carlisle Building, 9 S. Paint St., Chillicothe.

Healthy sandwiches and refreshments will be served. To register, visit www.adena.org/events or call 740-779-8664. Limited seating is available.

Submitted by Macey Power, communications specialist, Adena Health System.

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