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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.
From 1998 through 2003, the prevalence of extreme obesity increased among low-income children aged 2 years, 3 years, and 4 years; the greatest average annual increase was among 4-year-olds.
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Childhood obesity in Georgia
37.3% of children ages 10-17 in Georgia are overweight or obese, as opposed to national average of 31.6%
Georgia's rank for overweight or obese children, with 1 being the best, is 49, according to the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health
Childhood obesity has more than doubled and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years
As of 2010, more than one third of all US children and adolescents were considered overweight or obese
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