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Obesity Studies Tell Two Stories, Both Right.

WASHINGTON - Researchers at the University of North Carolina published a paper last week that introduced another wrinkle into the debate about childhood obesity. They disputed recent findings that obesity among young children had fallen since 2004, arguing that a longer view - using data all the way back to 1999 - showed that these youngsters were not really getting any thinner.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Neglected in the story is that obese children are becoming even fatter although the total obesity has remained constant.

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