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JUL 21, 2014 - Time

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JUL 18, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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UN's health agency worried about growing child obesity

The number of obese and overweight children in the world could balloon from 44 million in 2012 to 75 million in 2025, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Friday. This is faster than the growth rate from 1990, when the number was 31 million, said the UN's health body. In Africa alone, the number of obese and overweight children ...

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JUL 11, 2014 - Reuters

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Severe childhood obesity shows a decline in New York City

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Appearing to buck national trends, the prevalence of severe obesity among school children in New York City was down by almost 10 percent in the 2010-11 school year from 2006-07, researchers reported on Thursday.

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JUL 03, 2014 - Shape

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9 Obesity Myths to Stop Believing

Thinkstock In a recent article published in Critical Reviews in Food Science & Nutrition and the New England Journal of Medicine, a research team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham put together a list of commonly held but scientifically unproven presumptions about obesity.Now we’re not talking about those last few pesky pounds preventing you from enjoying your summer bikini. ...

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