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Childhood obesity

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, A McDonald's Happy Meal (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AP)

Newsom Toy Ban Veto Sets Up San Francisco Fast Food Fight

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom planned Friday to veto a city ban on toys being included in fast-food kids’ meals that fail to meet health standards, but the veto will likely be overturned by the Board of Supervisors.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/12/2010

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San Francisco Toy Ban Targets Childhood Obesity

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A proposal before the Board of Supervisors to fight childhood obesity could take the “happy” out of fast food meals for kids. Restaurants would be prohibited from handing out toys along […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/24/2010

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Stanford Works On Treating Childhood Obesity

Mike Colgan Reporting PALO ALTO (KCBS) – Researchers at Stanford have been selected to develop a new model on how to treat and prevent childhood obesity. The university is getting a $12.7 million grant from the […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2010

New Approach to Fighting Childhood Obesity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) _ It’s not always easy to eat healthy. But a new partnership in the South Bay is taking a unique approach to bolster those good intentions for low-income families.

08/01/2010

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