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LifeLine / Childhood Obesity #734533

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Don Teague) American Academy of Pediatrics report finding that children in the United States are increasingly becoming overweight featured; details given about the reasons for the trend. [Emory School of Medicine Dr. John PARKS†- cites health risks associated with obesity.] [Atlanta pediatrician Dr. Joy MAXEY††, Schneider Children’s Hospital Dr. Marc JACOBSON†- comment.] [Parent Gina MURPHY††- talks about limiting her kids’ TV time.] [Obesity Initiative coordinator Karen DONATO†- says the cost for heart disease later in life will become astronomical if we don’t pay attention.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Teague, Don

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