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Obesity In Children 2-5 Years Old Down 43 Percent Since '04

February 25, 2014
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A CDC report says the rate of obesity in preschool-aged children dropped by nearly half over the past decade. Video provided by Newsy

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Schools Crack Down on Bringing Known Allergens to Lunch

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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Feb. 4, 2015) — A thirty-year-old Chilean man - who weighs in at close to 600 pounds - calls for help to survive, following years battling morbid obesity. Sharon Reich reports. Video provided by Reuters
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