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Groups Seek Ways to Reduce Childhood Obesity Among Poori
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June 13, 2013 11:26 PM
Child obesity exists everywhere, even in developing countries. It affects all income levels in developed countries, but studies show it's more prevalent in poor, urban neighborhoods. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on the latest findings of the causes and the solutions.

Groups Seek Ways to Reduce Childhood Obesity Among Poor

Published June 13, 2013

Child obesity exists everywhere, even in developing countries. It affects all income levels in developed countries, but studies show it's more prevalent in poor, urban neighborhoods. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on the latest findings of the causes and the solutions.


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