A Weight-loss App For Kids Sends Wrong Message

The first thing you see when you go to the new WW site is the price. The second, when you scroll down, is your choice of weight loss plans. For all its rebranding as a "wellness" resource, along with claims that the company no longer just focuses on weight loss, WW -- the company formerly known as Weight Watchers -- still makes its priorities very clear.

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