The studies seem to grow more than the waistlines of the subjects themselves.

But here we've got another one, indicating childhood obesity has more than tripled over the last 30 years. And while that might not blow Irene or bump Beyonce off the front page, at least we've got someone stepping up (and off the couch).

The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit consortium of larger employers (and, no, not that kind), says it's time employers took the lead in addressing this baby fat epidemic. According to the group, the United States boasts the highest percent of overweight kids in our history. (And, no, they're not just big boned.)

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