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UCSF study finds racial gaps in child obesity
San Francisco Chronicle

For the first time in more than three decades, obesity rates for white and Asian children are falling in California, and they seem to have leveled off for Hispanic kids – all good signs that public health campaigns aimed at keeping young people away from unhealthful sweets and fatty foods are starting to work, according to a UCSF study.

The bad news is that those programs don’t seem to be reaching all children.