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Multiple strategies needed to fight obesity, study suggests
USA Today

Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants offer healthier fare for kids, and communities build recreational spaces that encourage physical activity, says a new report out Tuesday.

It’s going to take “bold actions” like these and a full-scale effort across all segments of society to reduce the obesity epidemic, says the report from experts convened by the Institute of Medicine, which provides independent advice on health issues to policy makers, foundations and others.

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