Half-a-Billion Dollars to Beat Obesity

In an effort to combat rising rates of childhood obesity, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced Wednesday that it would commit at least $500 million over the next five years to tackle the problem. The announcement means that more money than ever will be spent to try to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States -- a goal that the foundation hopes to achieve by 2015. The effort may not come a moment too soon. Today in the United States, about 25 million kids --...Full Story
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