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Editorial: Fat policy is a big loser | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/07/2009

December 11, 2009
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Officials at historically black Lincoln say its policy requiring an exercise class for graduation was adopted in 2006 in response to the growing obesity epidemic. The policy is believed to be unique among U.S. colleges. This year's seniors are the first who must complete the course.

A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that African Americans have a 51 percent greater likelihood than whites of becoming obese.

via Editorial: Fat policy is a big loser | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/07/2009.

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