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APR 30, 2016 - Health Canal

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Inadequate financial savings tied to increased childhood health risks

Study links “asset poverty” to higher risk of childhood obesity and chronic illness, as well as overall health of children

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APR 28, 2016 - Huffington Post

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Childhood Obesity Is Still Rising In The U.S.

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study. Ten percent of teens now have severe obesity, lead researcher Asheley Skinner of the Duke Clinical Research Institute told Reuters Health by phone. ...

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APR 27, 2016 - Futurity

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‘Snapshot’ depicts rising obesity among U.S. kids

The alarming increase in US childhood obesity rates is not slowing down, warns Asheley Skinner. "Most disheartening is the increase in severe obesity."

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APR 26, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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No decline in child obesity in US, despite efforts: study

Childhood obesity is a persistent problem in the United States, and researchers said Tuesday they found no sign of a reversal in the rising trend over the past three decades. In 2013-2014, 33.4 percent of children aged two to 19 were overweight, and 17.4 percent of those were obese, said the findings in the journal Obesity. "Despite some other recent ...

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APR 26, 2016 - Fox News

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Childhood obesity not down in US

Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

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