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Childhood obesity: what can we do about it?

Despite abundant opportunities to engage in a healthy lifestyle, Australian adults are experiencing critical levels of overweight and obesity (63 per cent in total). So too are our children, with 20 per cent overweight and 7 per cent obese. These ...

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Sizing up an epidemic

As childhood obesity affects more and more families, nurses must prepare to help parents address the problem.  Australian children are dying from obesity and, according to a Sydney nurse specialist, it’s impossible to know the extent of the problem. For ...

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