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TODAY   |  January 30, 2014

Obesity starts early, study suggests

Researchers say if a child is overweight in kindergarten, he or she is at high risk to become obese by the eighth grade, and likely to remain obese into adulthood

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>> researchers say if a child is overweight in kindergarten, he or she is four times more likely than normal weight children to become obese by eighth grade and likely remain obese.

>> caller: adulthood. children large at birth were at the highest risk of becoming obese at the