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Surgeon General Discusses Childhood Obesity in Raleigh

Posted March 28, 2008 9:52 a.m. EDT
Updated March 28, 2008 5:45 p.m. EDT

— Acting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Steven Galson was in Raleigh Friday to promote a national childhood overweight and obesity prevention initiative, “Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future.”

Galson met with officials and students from Barwell Elementary School and take part in a trail walk. North Carolina is the third state he will visit to promote the new initiative.