Monday, April 10, 2006

Honey, We're Killing the Kids!

No, it's not a sequel to the kids movie, Honey I Shrunk the Kids! -- it's the title of The Learning Channel's latest series to focus on the American diet and the impact on our health care costs and our children -- Last week's issue of the medical journal Pediatrics found that American children are increasingly too big to fit into standard child safety car seats. According to the American Obesity Association, "the percentage of children and adolescents who are overweight and obese is now higher than ever before."

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