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TODAY news for Thursday, February 23, 2006

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Best-selling author will discuss childhood obesity threat

Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions and Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital are jointly presenting a free community seminar featuring Sherri Flynt, co-author of the best-selling book, SuperSized Kids: How to Rescue Your Child from the Obesity Threat.

Ms. Flynt will examine how the childhood obesity epidemic is destroying children’s lives, draining family resources, and pushing America dangerously close to a total health care collapse.

In her seminar, Ms. Flynt will also explain—step-by-step—how parents and grandparents can work to avert the coming crisis by taking control of the weight challenges facing family members.

The free seminar will take place on Wednesday, April 19, at the San Bernardino Hilton, 285 East Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For for more information, please call (909) 558-7840.

By Richard W. Weismeyer

TODAY news for Thursday, February 23, 2006