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News - July 28, 2006

Fighting obesity through the power of parents

New health program for kids and families to launch in East Palo Alto

by Alexandria Rocha

A year and a half after Stanford University and Head Start banded together to curb East Palo Alto's rising childhood-obesity problem, officials are ready to launch a program that has put the city's parents in the driver's seat of the epidemic.

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