Childhood Obesity

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Likelihood Of Infants & Future Obesity Studied

Researchers say there’s a new way to tell if infants are likely to become obese later on: Check to see if they’ve passed two key milestones on doctors’ growth charts by age 2.


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McDonald’s: Apple Slices In Every Happy Meal

McDonald’s Corp. is adding apples to all its Happy Meals and launching a nutrition-focused mobile phone app as part of a broader health push.


Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

Texas Ranked As 12th Most Obese State

A new report says Texas is the 12th most obese state in the nation. About 30 percent of the state’s adults are obese.


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Local Students Cooking Up Edible Arts & Crafts

The Kids Teaching Kids program in North Texas schools is helping elementary and high school students understand the importance of being healthy.


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Michelle Obama Singles Out Arlington Schools In Speech

First Lady Michelle Obama was promoting her “Let’s Move!” fitness campaign during a conference in Washington when she cited the example of the Arlington Independent School District.