Springfield Collaborative for Active Child Health http://wuis.org en Programs Address Obesity In Springfield Schools http://wuis.org/post/programs-address-obesity-springfield-schools <div>Despite health initiatives and efforts to get kids fit and active, the percentage of obese and overweight students in Springfield's district 186 may surprise you. Locally, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is studying those rates in certain classrooms, and helping implement a national program meant to curb the trend. We recently spoke with Dr. David Steward about it, he is the associate dean for community health and service at SIU School of Medicine: &nbsp;</div> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:05:17 +0000 Rachel Otwell 7301 at http://wuis.org Programs Address Obesity In Springfield Schools