School Programs Trim Kids, but Gains Erased at Home

The success of school programs to trim the weight off of obese kids is often nullified by unhealthy habits at home, leading to a steady and continued worsening of the country's childhood obesity epidemic. So says a new study by the Agatston Research Foundation in Miami Beach, Fla., which was presented at the American Heart Association scientific sessions in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday. According to researchers, the Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren (HOPS) study -- a school...Full Story
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