study shows a 43% drop in early childhood obesity (ages 2-5) over the past ten years, most of it in the past two years. This is the first substantial drop in any category, and it's also the only category that shows a drop this time.
Should First Lady Michelle Obama get some credit here for her strenuous efforts to bring attention to the problem and to get children to exercise? I don't know, but I do remember when a different study a few months ago that showed no drop led to stories that suggested it meant she'd failed.
Library Days: The Hardy Boys - This is one of a series of posts on my childhood reading and origins of my relationship with books, prompted by Larry McMurtry's reflections in his book, W...
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