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Do Parents Really Know What Their Kids Are Eating?

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A poll needs to ask about randomly selected children in households across the country to bring context to what's happening with kids like 7-year-old Henry Condes in Los Angeles. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Many Families, Exercise Is By Appointment Only

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How The Food Industry Manipulates Taste Buds With 'Salt Sugar Fat'

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Study: Mediterranean Diet Can Greatly Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

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A new poll explores what happens in American households during the hours between school and bedtime. Image courtesy of The Bishop family (left), The Benavides family (top right), NPR (center) and The Jacobs family (bottom right) hide caption

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How 'Crunch Time' Between School And Sleep Shapes Kids' Health

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Escolar, right, is often substituted for more expensive Albacore tuna (left), a report on mislabeled seafood found. Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Peggy Renzi (middle) talks with her teammates Erika Hersey (left) and Erica Webster. The three are part of a team of nurses in the Bowie Health Center emergency room in Bowie, Md., who are working together to lose weight. Gabriella Demczuk /NPR hide caption

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Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss

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