NYC Experiment Helps Severely Obese Kids

July 10, 2014 5:36 PM

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NBC News -- New York City’s efforts to help overweight kids lose weight has paid off in an unexpected way – the most obese children have taken off the most weight.

Officials found an almost 10 percent drop in rates of severe obesity from 2006 to 2011 among the city’s public school students, while general obesity rates fell by 5.5 percent.

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