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Schools key in war on obesity, report says

May 9, 2012
by Susan Heavey
Reuters

 

A coalition of health advocacy groups on Wednesday urged the government to put more resources into school-based efforts to improve health and fight obesity among youth.

The recommendations by the Healthy Schools Campaign and Trust for America's Health were backed by more than 70 groups including the American Cancer Society and the National Education Association.

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