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14 July 2011

State to take obese kids

The government should have the right to remove severely obese children from their parents' home and place them in foster care, two US doctors argued in a controversial editorial.

The government should have the right to remove severely obese children from their parents' home and place them in foster care, two US doctors have argued in a controversial editorial.

Some two million children in the United States are considered severely obese with a body mass index at or above 99%, the doctors wrote.

 
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