E-mail this story
Among kids in U.S., the rich get thinner and the poor get fatter
From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and exercise more, child obesity rates have appeared to stabilize, and might be poised for a reversal.
By Melissa Healy
January 13, 2014