Thursday, June 14, 2012

Healthy Hearts Clinic and Dover Park garden featured in Chronicle article about childhood obesity. 

Below is the article's  first paragraph. You can read the whole thing by clicking on the link below. 

"Eight months ago, Taeylor Barker ate whatever she wanted, whenever she wanted, and she never got any exercise.
Only 13, she was already carrying more than 300 pounds on her 6-foot frame, but when her pediatrician suggested she join Healthy Hearts, a weight-loss program for teens at Oakland Children's Hospital, Taeylor balked. She was shy and scared of facing other people - doctors, nurses, nutritionists, even other overweight teens."

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