Obesity On Campus
Three out of every 10 college students are overweight or obese - and colleges are considering their options when it comes to addressing this growing health crisis. This OnQ report looks at local universities' unique efforts to battle an obesity problem far more serious than the fabled "freshman fifteen."
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