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MA parents receive letters calling their children ‘obese’

Posted on: 11:31 am, February 26, 2013, by , updated on: 12:13pm, February 26, 2013


Some parents in Massachusetts say they have received letters from the state’s Department of Public Health telling them that their children are obese, according to a report from the FOX affiliate in Boston.

The letters were sent after a state-sanctioned screening measured students’ height, weight and body fat percentage. One such letter was received by a mother and father who said their 10-year-old participates in football, martial arts and wrestling.

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