Childhood obesity in middle of a 'boom'

THE number of obese children under five has boomed in the past 25 years, rising from 31 million in 1990 to 41 million last year.

A World Health Organisation report released yesterday showed the biggest rise in childhood obesity was in developing countries.

The number of obese or overweight children under five doubled in the developing world from 7.5 million in 1990 to 15.5 million last year and almost half of those children were in Asia.


Two children among injured in truck and car crash on Cap Hwy

Two children among injured in truck and car crash on Cap Hwy

THE Capricorn Hwy has been closed in both directions

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

PARAMEDICS rushed to The Gemfields after a motorbike incident

Dryland cotton success

Dryland cotton success

Warrick Stent-Smith had a successful first try at dryland cotton.

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