Student Well-Being

Youth Obesity ‘Substantially Decreases’ for Massachusetts Children

By Bryan Toporek — April 24, 2012 1 min read
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Has the U.S. begun to turn the tide against its childhood-obesity epidemic?

The childhood-obesity rate in Massachusetts “substantially decreased among both boys and girls” younger than 6 between 2004 and 2008, according to a study published online Monday in the journal .

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.