Obesity Rates Falling Among U.S. Preschoolers

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Carl Tresvant

Since he didn’t know anything about the topic being discussed, Carl Tresvant kept his goddamn trap shut.

Obama Taking 8-Day Martha’s Vineyard Vacation

The Obama family will leave Saturday for an 8-day vacation on the quiet, affluent island of Martha’s Vineyard, where they have visited three of the past four summers, and are expected to spend the week golfing, shopping, and relaxing.

Doctors Finally Clear Peyton Manning To Play Football

DENVER—Two years after performing his 2011 spinal fusion surgery, doctors announced this week that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been officially cleared to return to the field and take part in football activities.
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Obesity Rates Falling Among U.S. Preschoolers

A new report from the CDC found that rates of obesity among preschool-aged children from low-income families fell slightly in 18 states between 2008 and 2011, the first time researchers have seen a decline in decades. What do you think?

  • “They’ve got time to catch up.”

    Calvin Goodson
    Crate Builder
  • “It’s these kinds of marginal improvements that give me not hope exactly, but certainly slightly less dread for the future.”

    Margaret Romano
    Swimming Pool Installer
  • “Sounds like someone deserves a pizza party!”

    Brent Melhase
    Genealogist
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