Studies: Children obese due to a host of unhealthy pressures

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Unhealthy options and pressures influence nearly every part of children’s daily lives, according to studies released this week in a special supplement of the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

The national studies, which include work conducted at the University of Michigan, reveal that, in most middle and high schools across the nation, contracts with soft drink bottling companies give students easy access to sugary beverages.

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