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Children's Study Exhibits Healthy Appetite

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Science  03 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5923, pp. 21
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5923.21

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Perhaps the most ambitious long-term health study ever planned by the National Institutes of Health has been hit by a NASA-style price shock: Once estimated at $3 billion over 25 years, the actual cost could be twice that much.