Michelle Kloser, School Nutrition Director for the West Salem School District in Wisconsin took this picture of Thursday's lunch, which includes baked chicken and rosemary potatoes. Michelle Kloser/ for NPR hide caption

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Healthier School Lunches May Leave Kids Hungry

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New Anti-Obesity Ads Blaming Overweight Parents Spark Criticism

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Siblings With Special Needs Change Childhood

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Eric Wiltz cavorts on a trampoline in New Orleans in 2010. Everything is fun and games on the backyard attractions until someone gets hurt, a leading group of pediatricians says. Sean Gardner/Getty Images hide caption

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Evan Ciangiulli, 4, completes a warmup that teaches him the right way to lift weights. Karen Castillo Farfan/NPR hide caption

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Is CrossFit Training Good For Kids?

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At School, Overweight Children Carry A Heavy Burden

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Arefa with her host family, sisters Jami Valentine (left) and Staci Freeman. Doctors in the U.S. have been treating Arefa's third-degree burns, and also performed skin-graft surgery for the top of her head. Each morning still requires a fresh dressing. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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One Afghan Girl's Healing Journey To The U.S.

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FDA Weighs Federal Standard To Limit Exposure To Arsenic In Rice

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Canned food is a source of BPA exposure, but researchers aren't sure whether it causes childhood obesity. Above, the soup isle at a grocery store in Washington, D.C. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Link Between BPA And Childhood Obesity Is Unclear

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Nurse Fatima Guillen (left) gives 4-year-old Kimberly Magdeleno a whooping cough booster shot at a health clinic in Tacoma, Wash., in May. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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