According to the Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, Massachusetts ranks 22nd in the nation for overweight or obese children. In Massachusetts, 30% of children are considered either overweight or obese, and the epidemic is continuing to grow. Carolee McGrath sat down with Dr. Beth Laton Brown, a Pediatrician with Holyoke Medical Center, to find out more about the rise in childhood obesity.

This interview originally aired on October 15, 2019.