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Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Offers Opportunity to Reflect on Progress

We've all read the alarming statistics about childhood obesity. In the past 30 years, obesity rates have doubled in children and more than tripled in adolescents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And in 2010, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese, according to the CDC.

But in honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, let's take a minute this September to focus on the positive news in the figh

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