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Generation O: Arizona Looks to Get Your Kids Slim, Healthy

January 25, 2005
by Janie Magruder
Arizona Republic

Meet Generation O. You've seen them in shopping malls, movie theaters and restaurants, schools, churches and neighborhoods. The heavy teen. The chubby grade-schooler. The child who you assume will lose the baby fat with a growth spurt... ...Arizona ranks 19th among states in the percentage of obese high school students, estimated at about 11 percent in Arizona, according to Trust for America's Health, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit that studies public health issues.

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