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UA explores promoting teen health via text message
Date:1/18/2013

nited researchers across the UA campus in research and development projects related to mobile health applications.

Promoting health and physical activity during the teen years can be critical, with the risk for developing obesity increasing during adolescence, Hingle said.

"They're at the age right now that they start making decisions for themselves with regard to food and physical activity," she said. "Up until about middle school, parents are a lot more involved in making those decisions, so from a developmental standpoint, it's a good time to intervene."


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Contact: Melanie Hingle
hinglem@email.arizona.edu
520-621-3087
University of Arizona
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