County places obese Cleveland Heights child in foster care

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- An 8-year-old Cleveland Heights boy was taken from his family and placed in foster care last month after county case workers said his mother wasn't doing enough to control his weight.

At more than 200 pounds, the third-grader is considered severely obese and at risk for developing such diseases as diabetes and hypertension.

Full story: cleveland.com


It almost seems that fat people are just not fat, they are stupid too. That woman should not be allowed to have more kids.
And at the same time:

House of Representatives protects pizza as a vegetable

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(Reuters) - The House of Representatives dealt a blow to childhood obesity warriors on Thursday by passing a bill that abandons proposals that threatened to end the reign of pizza and French fries on federally funded school lunch menus.

Full story: reuters.com
Are the House members vegetables? blink.gif