Wednesday 23 Jul 2014

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Childhood obesity rates leveling off, despite long-term increases

Childhood obesity rates leveled off during a 14-year period between 1999 and 2012, according to research published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Pediatrics. But the rate of severe obesity increased, especially in Hispanic girls and black …

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Study shows that fast food advertising penetrates schools

Most students attend schools where they are exposed to fast food and beverages through meals, advertising and promotions, according to a study released Monday. Ten percent of elementary school