Sized Up

“A major new study of more than 7,000 children has found that a third of children who were overweight in kindergarten were obese by eighth grade. And almost every child who was very obese remained that way.” The NYT’s Gina Kolata on the evidence that obesity strikes early.

+ Researchers had some success treating extreme peanut allergies by giving a group of kids tiny amounts of peanut protein each day.

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