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Health & wellness

NUTRITION AND YOU!

Our schools’ role in child obesity issues

Adapted from the Nutrition and You! blog at Boston.com.

In a recent article in the journal Pediatrics, Dr. Michael R. Flaherty of Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, reminds us that sending the kids back to school is just around the corner. Unfortunately, so are the heated debates surrounding the weight and health of America’s youth.

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