SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After years of increases in the rates of childhood obesity, a new UC Davis study shows that the increase slowed from 2003 to 2008 among California school children.
While encouraged by the results, the authors expressed concern about a group of youngsters currently driving the increase in obesity: children under age 10. read more
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