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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. At the Mar Tar Swimming School in Elkridge, parents are looking out for their childrenâ€™s health by allowing them to swim toward fitness.
â€œA swimming pool makes your body lighter no matter what, so the weight is usually not an issue,â€ Girch said.
In 2010, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese.