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States, School Districts Help Keep Junk Foods and Sugary Drinks Out of Elementary Schools
State Laws Aimed at Improving School Meals Help Teens Eat More Fruits and Vegetables, New Study Finds
Strong State Laws on School Snacks, Drinks May Help Prevent Weight Gain, New Study Finds
Availability of Sugary Sodas in U.S. Middle and High Schools Declines Significantly
Elementary Schools Removing Sugary Drinks, Limiting Beverage Sales to Healthy Choices
California High School Students Consuming Fewer Calories at School
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Bans on School Junk Food Pay Off in California
02/06/12 - (USA Today)
Junk Foods Widely Available at Elementary Schools
11/01/10 - (Wall Street Journal Health Blog)
Study: Elementary Schoolers Have Access to High-Fat, Sugary Drinks at School
07/22/10 - (New York Times)
Extra Weight Adds to Economic Woes
05/31/10 - (The Washington Post)
Your Neighborhood May Affect Your Teen's Weight
04/01/10 - (CNN Health Beat)
Soda Tax Isn't Curbing Obesity in Kids
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