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A Federal Effort to Push Junk Food Out of Schools

nytimes.com | GARDINER HARRIS | February 8, 10 at 07:53 AM

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A Federal Effort to Push Junk Food Out of Schools

The Obama administration will begin a drive this week to expel Pepsi, French fries and Snickers bars from the nation's schools in hopes of reducing the number of children who get fat...

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Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs

CNN.COM | John Blake | November 12, 09 at 08:56 AM

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Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs

Russell Pate was driving through a neighborhood one late afternoon when he noticed something odd. He couldn't hear the sounds of children playing. No jump rope patter. No squeals of a bike's...

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