Childhood Obesity Drops in US Cities

Experts stunned, see a big shift in fight against epidemic

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 11, 2012 9:05 AM CST

(Newser) – For the first time in decades, a number of US cities are reporting a decline in childhood obesity rates—an unexpected shift that had researchers checking and re-checking their data. Big cities have seen dips: Between 2007 and 2011, the rate fell 5.5% in...   Read full story »


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