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JUL 29, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live Now On iOS

Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program, initially available as an iOS application. The company also just closed on $5.8 million in Series A funding...

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JUL 25, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Healthy School Lunches Might Not Actually Gross Students Out, Say Surveys

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. While many students weren’t keen on more nutritious school lunches when their districts first began complying with new federal meal standards in the 2012-13 school year, they eventually warmed up to the healthier fare, complaining less and eating as much as they did before the rules ...

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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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