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    Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies
    (HealthDay News) -- "Being fat" is seen as the most common reason why children are bullied, a new study reveals. Researchers who surveyed more than 2,800 adults in the United States, Canada, Iceland and Australia said at least 70 percent of respondents believed that weight was a common reason for Read Article »
    Schools Out Fattening Behaviors Are In
    (HealthDay News) -- Your kids probably will eat more sugar, watch more TV and eat fewer vegetables over summer vacation, a new study finds. These weight-gaining behaviors are common for both rich and poor children, the researchers said. "Although obesity-promoting behaviors are generally more Read Article »
    Many Overweight or Obese Teens Dont See the Problem
    (HealthDay News) -- Many overweight and obese teens don't believe they have a weight problem, a new study finds. Researchers reviewed data on about 5,000 teens. They were between 13 and 15 years of age, and they all lived in the United Kingdom. The teens had been asked about their weight and if t Read Article »
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