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Obese children have less sense of taste than healthier children, a new study suggests. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Obese Children Less Sensitive To Tastes

Obese children have less sense of taste in comparison to kids of a healthy weight.


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Study Shows Child Obesity Can Be Fought Successfully With School Snack Laws

A recent study shows childhood obesity can successfully be curbed with laws that limit the sale of junk food and sweet drinks.


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Virginia Legislation Calls For School P.E. Guidelines

Pediatrician groups and other health advocates are claiming a small victory in their efforts to press for physical education in Virginia’s public schools.