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NHS fit camp to fight obesity

22nd July 2008

The government is putting £1 million into health service "fit camps" in Rotherham designed to help obese children lose weight and learn about healthy living.

Estimates show that in Rotherham "one in three children are overweight or obese". Children will spend six weeks living at the camps. The local health authority have allocated £3 million until 2011 to tackle the issue.

 

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Article Information

Title: NHS fit camp to fight obesity
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7616
Date Added: 22nd Jul 2008

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