Not as many items this week, and it’s the usual mix of good and bad news. Read on . . .
April 13, 2016: A study finds that fat children and teens eat less chocolate and other candy than their non-fat peers.
April 18, 2016: Large sized actor Quinton Aaron urges children who are victims of bullying to speak up to adults.
April 20, 2016: Life expectancy for white Americans dropped by a small amount from 2013 to 2014, while life expectancy for minorities rose, leaving the average life expectancy for the whole population unchanged. Leading causes appear to be suicides and drug overdoses among white women.
April 21, 2016: The National Health System in the UK are banning fat people from getting certain procedures, such as knee and hip replacement, solely based on weight, possibly in breach of the government’s guidelines.