Do you need to shape up? This week, Need to Know correspondent Dr. Emily Senay reports on a wide-ranging initiative to combat childhood obesity. In order to determine the impact of the year-long experiment, students in Somerville, Mass., were tracked at the beginning and end of the school year. Body mass index, or BMI, was [...]
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