Final Recommendation Statement: Interventions for High Body Mass Index in Children and Adolescents

June 18, 2024 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on interventions for high body mass index in children and adolescents. The Task Force recommends that healthcare professionals provide or refer children and teens to behavioral interventions to help them manage their weight and stay healthy. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the June 18 online issue of JAMA.