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Reflections on children’s health and the obesity epidemic
JoAnn Stevelos, MS, MPH
I suspect a child is being sexually abused. What do I do now?
What If Junot Diaz kept his mask on? Didn't tell. Stayed in the silence.
When reporting child sexual abuse is unsafe? Sometimes silence is necessary.
Child sexual abuse epidemic acknowledged by WHO.
What does compassion for yourself and your child look like?
How do families survive clergy child sexual abuse?
A Father's Day story about abandonment and healing.
How do doctors decide when to recommend surgery for a child with obesity?
Many parents are watching their children getting bigger and bigger and wonder, when do I say something? How do I help them when I can’t even help myself?
How to help children with obesity who have been sexually abused? Let them know there is an end to their long journey towards health, safety, and happiness.
Are children inherently vegetarian? When children refuse to eat animals.
JoAnn Stevelos, MPH is a public health researcher and evaluator who specializes in childhood obesity prevention.