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Health care professionals at Moffat Family Clinic, from left, Tracey Wall, Marilyn Fineran and Angela Calhoun are overseeing the Pediatric Obesity and Fit Family Challenge. The program is designed to study and work against childhood obesity through education about physical activity, nutrition and other elements of a healthy lifestyle.

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Local clinic participating in program that examines childhood obesity

Choosing the right food and drinks, avoiding temptation of the wrong ones and being active outside rather than glued in front of the television. When done consistently at a young age, all of these can help prevent health problems now and later in life. That’s the lesson Moffat Family Clinic staffers want to impart on young patients.

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