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Desserts cause high rates of childhood obesity

Food deserts in Houston lead to high childhood obesity rates. Harris County officials are also looking for ways address the childhood obesity in low-income communities. About 16 percent of Greater Houston area residents do not have access to fruits and vegetables, according to the survey by the UTPH. Legacy is …

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Negative tests of E-coli for Napier Water

Napier water tests negative for E coli. Napier City’s water supply tested negative for E coli today but chlorination will continue. Despite having a clear reading today across the whole of Napier’s water network council needs three of these negative tests in a row in order to be considered clear. …

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