Childhood obesity fell at least slightly in 18 states; report seen as sign of a national drop

  • by: MIKE STOBBE , AP Medical Writer
  • Updated: August 7, 2013 - 9:31 AM

ATLANTA — For many years, doctors have been wringing their hands as more and more U.S. children grew fat. Now, that may be changing, with the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity.