"The Shape We're In: School Days -- The Starting Line"

Childhood obesity series for Knight-Ridder Tribune, underwritten by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, appeared in numerous newspapers throughout the country in spring 2003

Outlining the crisis and some possible solutions being tried around the country

(This link is for story that appeared in the Miami Herald in June 2003)

School soda contracts are being revamped

The "Walking School Bus" is one way to get kids more active

Statistics illustrate the extent of the crisis


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