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AUG 27, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Nearly 1 In 5 Children And Teens Are Obese

More than one-third of American adults are obese, and now, a new report shows that children and teens aren't far behind. The report, released today (Aug. 25) by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows that 17.5 percent of children and adolescents ages 3 to 19 are now obese. That's in stark contrast to the obesity rate in the late ...

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AUG 22, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Childhood obesity continues modest decline in Phila.

Three years ago, with childhood obesity on what seemed to be a scary rise toward infinity, Philadelphia was among the first cities to report a short-term drop.

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AUG 14, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Maintaining A Healthy Weight Requires A Good Night’s Sleep

No attempt to achieve and maintain a healthy weight through lifestyle changes -- such as drinking more water and walking -- is complete until we consider the vital role of getting ample sleep.  One of my clearest memories from early childhood was the feeling of complete despair when my mother would inevitably declare it was "time to go to sleep." Although the reasons ...

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AUG 13, 2015 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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First lady's healthy kids director understands good eating

WASHINGTON • The new director of Michelle Obama’s initiative against childhood obesity knows firsthand the benefits of healthy eating.

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AUG 10, 2015 - Health Canal

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