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Childhood Obesity

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Minnesota Sees Obesity Drop In Low-Income Children

According to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control, Minnesota is one of 18 states that is seeing a sharp drop in obesity among low-income children. Health officials said the state’s obesity rate dropped from 13.4 percent to 12.6 percent over the last few years.

08/07/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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Researchers: Formula Can Predict Childhood Obesity

Researchers say a simple formula can predict a newborn’s chances of becoming obese in childhood.

11/28/2012

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Vikings Player Helps Kids Stay Active Through ‘Play 60′

Vikings players are no strangers to working out and staying active. After all, that’s how they earn a living. But on Tuesday, one of them went to school to help spread the fitness gospel.

11/27/2012

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Supervalu, First Lady Team Up For ‘Healthier America’

Supervalu, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America are teaming up to increase access to healthy foods nationwide.

07/20/2011

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