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Parents Targeted To Curb Childhood Obesity

Parent-only programs may be as effective in fighting childhood obesity as family-based strategies. For years, the family-based approach to losing weight had been the gold standard, but researchers say parent-only interventions may be at least as successful, according to Reuters Health.


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