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Obesity In American Children Is On The Decline: CDC Report
2014-02-26 10:57:28

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed evidence of a substantial decline in American obesity for children between the ages 2 and 5 years old.

Childhood Obesity Rates Declining, But The Numbers Are Still Too High
2013-08-08 05:21:02

Obesity rates amongst low-income preschoolers decreased in 19 US states and territories between 2008 and 2011, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released earlier this week.

Obesity Rates In Young Children Down Over The Past Ten Years
2012-12-26 09:54:07

A new study by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a slight decline in obesity among 2- to 4-year-olds in poor families.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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