Obese kids in Head Start get healthier during the year

January 13, 2015 5:18 PM

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(Reuters Health) - A new study of Head Start pre-schoolers in Michigan found that those who were underweight or overweight at the start of the program entered kindergarten at a healthier weight than similar kids in the community.

Kids in Head Start seem to benefit socially and emotionally, and may also benefit physically, the authors write in the new study.

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