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Kaiser Report: Children Targeted in Junk-Food Ads

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Kaiser Report: Children Targeted in Junk-Food Ads

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Kaiser Report: Children Targeted in Junk-Food Ads

Kaiser Report: Children Targeted in Junk-Food Ads

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A Kaiser Family Foundation report says media messages promoting high-fat and sugary snacks to children now dominate television advertising, which just several years ago mostly featured advertising for toys. Public health officials are attacking the use of cartoon characters by vendors of high-fat and sugary snacks. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.

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