Group launches teen-led obesity prevention movement


When it comes to making healthy choices, teenagers don’t always listen to the adults in their lives.

That’s why Dr. Jamie Jeffrey, a Charleston pediatrician and the director of KEYS 4 Healthy Kids, a Charleston-based organization intent on reversing childhood obesity trends in the state, decided to find a way to reach teenagers — by encouraging them to reach each other.

“When we were thinking about our long-term goals — one of the things I always say is, look at all the good things going on around gardening, around school menus, around standards, but I still see patients in my clinic who aren’t benefiting from this…

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2016-11-25T18:19:02-05:00 Friday, March 18, 2016|