Researchers try tech tack to curb youth obesity


A team of researchers from the University of Arizona hopes to turn children's ubiquitous use of computers and social-networking programs into an exercise routine that could put a dent in rising childhood obesity levels, reports the Arizona Daily Star. Using a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the researchers hope to find a way to reach children and educate them about proper health and fitness on their

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