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Child Obesity Rates Stabilizing But They’re Still Really High

Good news: Rates of child abdominal obesity, the most severe type of obesity, are leveling off in the United States, a new report shows. But here’s the catch: They’ve stabilized at really high levels. The Truth About School Lunch: Kids Like Salad Bars CDC Report: Half of Mass. Still Needs to Get Moving Obesity Rates Drop Sharply in Preschoolers

Lawyer: Pelvic Exam Pics Cost Johns Hopkins $190 Million

Lawyers say Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room.

The Truth About School Lunch: Kids Like Salad Bars

Chef and registered dietitian nutritionist Mellissa Honeywood is adamant about providing healthy, tasty school lunches in Cambridge that kids will eat. And her students aren't complaining.

Michael Franti Talks Yoga at Soulshine Yoga & Music Festival

We sat down with top-40 artist and yogi Michael Franti at the Soulshine Yoga and Music Festival to talk about all things yoga. His favorite pose? Headstands. His favorite Boston studio? O2 yoga. Finding Zen in Less Than 27 Hours on Nantucket Om-azing Yoga Fests to Try This Summer

FDA Warning: Avoid Pure Caffeine Powder

The FDA is warning consumers to avoid powdered pure caffeine, particularly, the variety being sold in bulk bags over the Internet. Why You Shouldn’t Drug Test Your Teen at Home Teens Largely Unware of the Consequences of Sexting Teen Pregnancy Rates Hit Historic Lows

Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

CHICAGO (AP) — Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.

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