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In summer, obesity rules

Season of video screens, snacks has children losing battle

Taina Pena, 9, of the South End worked out on an exercise machine at Body by Brandy fitness studio in Boston. Taina Pena, 9, of the South End worked out on an exercise machine at Body by Brandy fitness studio in Boston. (Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe)
By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / August 12, 2008

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Ayanna Martinez, lean and lanky and savvy beyond her 13 years, knows the recipe for children gaining weight: summer vacation. (Full article: 1072 words)

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