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Wake School System Launches Anti-Obesity Program In Schools

Posted August 19, 2005 6:27 a.m. EDT

— The

Wake County Public School System

launched a new initiative Friday to help reduce childhood obesity.

Health administrators demonstrated a new anti-obesity program that will be added to 20 Wake County public schools this fall.

The school district is also opening two fitness centers at Broughton and East Wake high schools.