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A new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report found that nearly 5 million American kids could fall into the obese category. But not everyone is discouraged by the numbers. “It’s definitely positive. You have to stop [obesity] first in order to reverse it,” said Laina Fullum, director of nutrition services for Columbia Public Schools. “Since we’ve been on an uptick, for it to just halt is amazing.”NEXT ARTICLE
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