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Families fight obesity

November 20, 2013

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Taking 154 millions victims each year, obesity proves to be an addiction worse than that of drugs and alcohol. God did not make everyone skinny as sticks, or at least that is what my doctor told me when diagnosing me as overweight at 8 years old. As the youngest child of my family it seemed I had just fulfil...

Carroll weighs in on childhood obesity

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March 1, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer In elementary school, Fridays meant more than the day before the weekend for me. It meant the one-day of the week when my mom allowed me to purchase a dessert with my lunch. I learned at a young age the importance of moderation and making healthy decisions when i...

Obesity outlook

January 6, 2011

Kara Adkins Staff Writer With every generation, come new struggles and hurdles to overcome. It seems that for the upcoming generations that struggle has been childhood obesity. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has almost tripled and many are taking the wrong approach in order to solve...