CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Public Schools will use federal grant money in an effort to improve the health of its students.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has pledged $4.4 million to support the launch of a comprehensive initiative.

The school system says it will focus on programs to combat rising obesity rates and tobacco use among CPS students.

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