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Alachua County Schools Combat Childhood Obesity


Obesity in America has created national concern. As health insurance rates soar, citizens are seeking ways to improve their health. Childhood obesity is an even more pressing issue. Michelle McKenzie takes a look at how Alachua County schools are making efforts to do something about the issue.

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