Monday, October 31, 2011

Health:  Childhood Obesity

In 2009, a 555-pound, 14-year-old South Carolina boy was removed to foster care after his mother was arrested and charged with criminal neglect. The state's Department of Social Services had determined that without state intervention, the boy was at risk of serious harm.

For more, see Obesity Fuels Custody Fights by Ashby Jones and Shirley S. Wang, October 29, 2011 at WSJ.com.

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