University of Arkansas - Child's Obesity
The Arkansas Children's Hospital where much of the research is part of the network that is researching child's obesity research. Creative commons image by Wasted Time R.

Arkansas Receives $9.4 Million For Childhood Obesity Studies

One of the top states in the nation that the epidemic of childhood obesity has impacted has received an infusion of $94 million in grant monies from the National Institutes of Health. The monies are earmarked to create and fund the ACRI (Arkansas Center for Health Improvement) at the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute. While the national…