In The News

9/30/14

CDC.gov, “World Heart Day”, 9/29/14

9/23/2014

CDC.gov, “Hispanic/Latino Heritage”, 9/22/14

9/16/2014

CDC.gov, “Millions of children not getting recommended preventive care”, 9/10/14

9/11/2014

CDC.gov, “Reducing Sodium in Children's Diets”, 9/9/14

9/3/2014

CDC.gov, “Leap Into Fall!”, 8/25/14

8/26/2014

CDC.gov, “Back to School”, 8/21/14

8/21/2014

YouTube.com, “Dear Grade 8 Me”, 5/28/13

8/7/2014

CDC.gov, “Working With Community Partners to Implement and Evaluate the Chicago Park District’s 100% Healthier Snack Vending Initiative”, 8/7/14

8/5/2014

CDC.gov, “Progress on Children Eating More Fruit, Not Vegetables”, 8/5/14

7/31/2014

CDC.gov, “Breastfeeding Report Card 2014”, 7/31/14

7/29/2014

CDC.gov, “Girlfriends’ Health”, 7/28/14

7/22/2014

TedMed, “New York City and Philadelphia: A Tale of Two Obesity Declines”, 7/20/14

7/15/2014

CDC.gov, “Neighborhood Support of Physical Activity on the Rise”, 7/10/14

7/8/2014

CDC.gov, “Smokers' Stories: Lost Teeth, a Tiny Baby”, 7/7/14

7/1/2014

CDC.gov, “Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013”, 6/27/14

6/25/2014

CDC.gov, “Million Hearts and Eating-Well magazine launch heart-healthy nutrition resource”, 6/23/14

6/24/2014

CDC.gov, “New hard-hitting “Tips From Former Smokers” ads to air this summer”, 6/24/14

6/17/2014

CDC.gov, “Diabetes Latest”, 6/16/14

6/10/2014

CDC.gov, “National Men’s Health Week”, 6/9/14

6/4/2014

CDC.gov, “Million Hearts: Prevalence of Leading Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors — United States, 2005–2012”, 5/30/14

5/27/2014

CDC.gov, “Americans Are Walking More to Improve Their Health”, 5/26/14

5/21/2014

CDC.gov, “CDC Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage!”, 5/12/14

5/13/2014

CDC.gov, “Wellness at Work”, 5/8/14

5/6/2014

CDC.gov, “Inactivity Related to Chronic Disease in Adults with Disabilities”, 5/6/14

4/30/2014

CDC.gov, “American Indian and Alaska Native death rates nearly 50 percent greater than those of non-Hispanic whites”, 4/22/14

4/22/2014

CDC.gov, “QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥25 Years Who Were Current Smokers or Current Regular Drinkers, by Education Level”, 4/18/14

4/16/2014

CDC.gov, “On a Budget? Learn Cheap Ways to Be Healthy”, 4/7/14

4/9/2014

CDC.gov, “CDC Supports APHA National Public Health Week”, 4/3/14

4/2/2014

CDC.gov, “Objective and Self-Reported Factors Associated With Food-Environment Perceptions and Fruit-And-Vegetable Consumption: A Multilevel Analysis”, 3/27/14

3/25/2014

CDC.gov, “Adoption of Sodium Reduction Strategies in Small and Rural Hospitals, Illinois, 2012”, 3/20/14

3/18/2014

ChooseMyPlate.gov, “March is National Nutrition Month”, 3/1/14

3/11/2014

CDC.gov, “World Salt Awareness Week: March 10-16”, 3/10/14

3/4/2014

CDC.gov, “Providing Health Data through the BRFSS”, 3/3/14

2/26/2014

CDC.gov, “Declines in Student Obesity Prevalence Associated with a Prevention Initiative”, 2/21/14

2/18/2014

CDC.gov, “Minority Health: Preventing High Blood Pressure”, 2/10/14

2/11/2014

CDC.gov, “African American History Month”, 2/6/14

2/5/2014

CDC.gov, “Women and Heart Health Awareness”, 2/3/14

1/28/2014

CDC.gov, “Reducing sodium in restaurant foods is an opportunity for choice”, 1/23/14

1/17/2014

HHS.gov, “Surgeon General report says 5.6 million U.S. children will die prematurely unless current smoking rates drop”, 1/17/14

1/11/2014

CDC.gov, “50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health”, 1/11/14

12/23/2013

CDC.gov, “Resolve to Undo Holiday Overindulgences”, 12/23/13

12/18/2013

CDC.gov, “CDC looks back at 2013 health challenges, ahead to 2014 health worries”, 12/16/13

12/10/2013

CDC.gov, “Food Security and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Adults in the United States”, 12/5/13

12/3/2013

CDC.gov, “Emerging tobacco products gaining popularity among youth”, 11/14/13

11/26/2013

CDC.gov, “State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables”, 2013

11/20/2013

CDC.gov, “Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students”, 11/15/13

11/14/2013

CDC.gov, “Trends in Smoking Before, During, and After Pregnancy”, 11/8/13

11/5/2013

CDC.gov, “National Diabetes Month — November 2013”, 11/1/13

9/10/2013

 

LancasterOnline.com, "Health groups calls for ‘active transportation’ to improve fitness, ease traffic" 9/9/2013

USA Today, “'Heavy kids face health problems, have few options” 9/9/13

The Huffington Post, “Preventing childhood obesity: How to help kids shed weight by changing home routines” 9/9/13

9/3/2013

Lincoln Times-News, "Convenience stores offer healthy snacks" 8/30/2013

Des Moines Register, “'Walking school bus' encourages physical activity, safety” 8/30/13

The Hill.com, “Study predicts 113 million US obesity cases by 2022” 8/30/13

8/26/2013

CenturyCityPatch.com, "Study: Kids in L.A. County drinking fewer sugary drinks" 8/26/2013

U.S. News and World Report, “U.S. schools show progress in healthy behaviors, CDC says” 8/26/13

Huffington Post, “New approach for black women's battle against obesity: 'Maintain, don't gain' (Study)” 8/26/13

8/12/2013

MedicalXpress.com, "Latino families in study eat more fruits and veggies, drink less soda" 8/12/2013

BND.com, “Bike racks in Madison County part of Affordable Care Act” 8/12/13

U.S. News & World Report, “Breast-feeding tied to reduced child obesity” 8/12/13

8/6/2013

Kentucky.com, "Growth in physical activity a ‘success story’" 7/29/2013

Reuters, “Parental smoking tied to kids’ risk of lighting up” 8/5/13

U.S. News & World Report, “How do we get kids to like healthy foods?” 8/2/13

7/30/2013

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "New, healthy ideas fill school lunch plates as cooks get creative" 7/30/2013

The Garden City Telegram, “Study to offer clearer picture of kids’ food choices” 7/30/13

KERO-TV, “Overweight? Study shows why driving could be deadly” 7/29/13

7/23/2013

MySanAntonio.com, "Mayor’s Fitness Council recognizes Healthy Heroes" 7/22/2013

IndyStar.com, “Upside of Indiana’s poor health and fitness rankings: Help is on the way” 7/22/13

WSBT-TV, “Obesity related health care can be costly” 7/22/13

7/16/2013

 

CNN, “Solving obesity crisis: Strawberries in parking lots” 7/12/13

The Williamson Daily News.com, "Reducing West Virginia’s high school dropout rate would save $31 million in Medicaid spending, finds new alliance report" 7/14/2013

USA Today, “Kids' health: Secondhand smoke down, binge drinking up” 7/12/13

7/9/2013

The Chicago Tribune, “Can rap music make you eat your veggies?” 7/8/13

HealthCanal.com, "Leaders from cities, states with declining childhood obesity rates share strategies for success" 7/9/2013

OANow.com, “Restaurant owners report smoke-free policies don’t harm business” 7/8/13

7/2/2013

The Athens News, “The search for balance between healthy and affordable food goes on” 7/1/13

WAFB-TV, "Be Fit camp helps kids with nutrition, self esteem" 7/1/2013

Indianapolis Star, “Let’s talk directly about obesity as a disease” 7/1/13

6/18/2013

Healthcanal.com, “After-school exercise and nutrition programs can help reduce childhood obesity” 6/17/13

CBS Atlanta, "CDC: US adult smoking rate falls to 18 percent" 6/18/2013

The Coloradoan, “Men’s Health Month focuses on heart health” 6/17/13

6/11/2013

NACSonline.com, “Mobile grocery stores roll into Tulsa ‘food desert’” 6/10/13

Huntington Herald-Dispatch, "Official: Health initiative ‘seeing success’" 6/8/2013

Newsminer.com, “Obesity numbers down in two Alaska regions” 6/10/13

6/4/2013

The Huffington Post, “Food insecurity, food security” 6/3/13

ArgusLeader.com, “Historic area’s sidewalk brigade will scout smooth path to fitness” 6/3/13

ScienceDaily.com, “More TV time equals higher consumption of sweetened beverages among children” 6/3/13

5/21/2013

Philly Burbs, “Efforts to create smoke-free parks expanding” 5/19/13

NPR, “How can you give a community better health?” 5/17/13

The Atlantic, “Does living near fast food restaurants increase your risk of obesity?” 5/17/13

 

5/14/2013

The Daily Iowan, “Iowa City elementary students forgo buses and walk to school” 5/14/13

The Virginian-Pilot, “In an urban food desert, markets make a mobile oasis” 5/13/13

The Tennessean, “Partners help city fight child obesity” 5/11/13

 

5/7/2013

The Buffalo News, “Area school districts putting phys ed back into play” 5/6/13

Science Codex, “Childhood obesity starts at home” 5/4/13

Medical Daily, “Obesity and smoking may decrease brain function” 5/3/13

 

4/30/2013

KSFY TV, “Accessing healthy food in rural South Dakota” 4/29/13

News-Medical.net, “Smokefree laws reduce adult asthma admissions” 4/29/13

MedicalXpress, “Obesity in early 20s curbs chances of reaching middle age” 4/29/13

 

4/23/2013

EdWeek.org, “Educators want mandatory health, physical education in schools, survey finds” 4/19/13

Philly.com, “Teen births may increase risk of obesity later in life” 4/19/13

WLOX, “Drop in childhood obesity rate energizes efforts” 4/19/13

 

4/12/2013

ReadExpress.com, “Where There’s No Smoke” 4/12/13

Time, “Study identifies four new genetic markers for severe childhood obesity” 4/11/13

KALW, “Turning a healthy corner in the Bayview” 4/11/13

 

4/4/2013

Imperial Valley Press, “Push under way to increase access to healthy fare at farmers markets” 4/3/13

The Auburn Plainsman, “Eat Healthy, Be Active workshops help prevent obesity” 4/3/13

KPCC, “Teen health today indicates high risk of future heart disease, say experts” 4/3/13

 

3/28/2013

The Grio, “Georgia residents unite to fight childhood obesity epidemic in state” 3/27/13

Wicked Local Somerville, “Farmers market opens in West Somerville food desert” 3/27/13

Science Daily, “Study Finds Strong Genetic Component to Childhood Obesity” 3/26/13

 

3/21/2013

CBS2, “Hawaiian Gardens fights childhood obesity with new school program” 3/20/13

My Health News Daily, “Sugary drinks linked to 180,000 deaths worldwide” 3/19/13

NBC Southern California, “LAUSD mom's popular fitness program attracts First Lady's attention” 3/19/13

 

3/15/2013

Yahoo!, “Battling food deserts: Can new supermarkets and revamped corner stores curb obesity in cities?” 3/14/13

Time, “Breastfeeding’s role in controlling obesity is weakened” 3/13/13

Science Daily, “Kid's consumption of sugared beverages linked to higher caloric intake of food” 3/12/13

 

3/8/2013

The Boston Globe, “Reebok plans $30m gift to aid youth fitness” 3/8/13

Eureka Alert, “Secondhand smoke exposure linked to signs of heart disease” 3/7/13

CBS News, “New survey tracks U.S. obesity rates: Where does your state stack up?” 3/6/13

 

2/26/2013

U.S. News and World Report, “Poll: Many Americans don't see their kids as overweight” 2/25/13

VOXXI, “Obesity: Contributing risk factor for childhood asthma in Hispanics” 2/25/13

Today, “Hold the fries: We’re eating less fast food study says” 2/21/13

 

2/19/2013

The New York Times, “Gym class isn’t just fun and games anymore” 2/18/13

Health, Medical, and Science Updates, “Food desert identification: A new approach” 2/16/13

KSAT.com, “Salud America! fighting Latino childhood obesity” 2/15/13

 

2/15/2013

MedicalXPress, “Obesity coverage in black newspapers is mostly negative, study finds” 2/14/13

The Charleston Gazette, “Faith leaders partner to fight childhood obesity” 2/12/13

News Observer, “Clear savings for society when smoking ceases” 2/12/13

 

2/5/2013

TheLundReport.org, “New farm to school and school garden grants transform Oregon school lunch” 2/4/13

MedicalXpress.com, “IT improves pediatric obesity screening and treatment” 2/4/13

YNN, “Secondhand smoke significant source of lead exposure for children” 2/2/13

 

1/31/2013

MedPageToday.com, “Obesity raises MS risk in girls” 1/30/13

MySanAntonio.com, “Marion safe route project nears completion” 1/29/12

First5LA.org, “Early childhood obesity declining in L.A. County” 1/28/13

 

1/23/2013

The New York Times, “An unexpected road hazard: Obesity” 1/21/13

RedOrbit.com, “Adding minutes to family mealtime can help keep childhood obesity at bay” 1/18/13

The Huffington Post, “Healthy school lunches served up in California through farm-to-school program” 1/18/12

 

1/15/2013

Science Daily, “Childhood obesity linked to more immediate health problems than previously thought” 1/14/13

U.S. News & World Report, “Safer roads near schools may mean fewer kids struck by cars” 1/14/12

Turlock Journal, “Parks Commission takes smoke-free stand” 1/11/13

 

1/10/2013

USA Today, “Colleges' physical education requirements fade away” 1/9/13

Time, “What Mice Can Tell Us About Obesity and Genetics” 1/9/12

Science Daily, “Obesity drops among children enrolled in NY state Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program” 1/8/13

 

1/3/2013

Bloomberg, “Fructose tied to obesity as study shows it doesn’t cut appetite” 1/2/13

San Francisco Chronicle, “SF school to get healthier lunches” 1/1/13

WREX 13, “State celebrating 5 year anniversary of Smoke-Free Illinois Act” 12/28/12

 

12/19/2012

MedPageToday.com, “Healthy snacks help kids feel fuller faster” 12/17/12

Business Insider, “Businesses are testing out paying employees for going to the gym” 12/17/12

USA Today, “Secondhand smoke affects most apartment residents” 12/14/12

 

12/4/2012

CBS News, “Obese kids more susceptible to food advertisements, brain scan study suggests” 11/30/12

Forbes, “Prevention Fund helps Makah Tribe awaken sleeping ‘Ways of Wellness’” 11/30/12

OnEarth.org, “Bringing good food to Oakland's food desert” 11/29/12

 

11/29/2012

Forbes, “Prevention Fund Helps Rural California County Fight Cancer, Promote Health” 11/28/12

BU Today, “Exploring the Causes of Black Women’s Obesity” 11/29/12

Fox News, “Study shows smoke-free workplaces really do save lives” 11/29/12

 

11/13/2012

Med Page Today, “Smokers' Kids Don't Get a Break in Cars” 11/12/12

UT San Diego, “Links studied between walkability of neighborhoods and obesity” 11/10/12

CNN, “Corner stores help clean up obesity” 11/9/12

 

10/31/2012

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “Joint use: Being active in Los Angeles” 10/29/12

U.S. News & World Report, “Obese teens face higher risk for kidney disease: Study” 10/29/12

The New York Times, “Smoke-free workplace leads to fewer heart attacks” 10/29/12

 

10/23/2012

MedicalXPress, “TV, devices in kids’ bedrooms linked to poor sleep, obesity” 10/22/12

MedicalXPress, “Secondhand smoke in cars, bars impairs breathing within 20 minutes” 10/22/12

CBS News, “In food-crazy New Orleans, food 'deserts' persist” 10/19/12

 

10/16/2012

U.S. News and World Report, “Secondhand smoke ups babies' risk of asthma, study says” 10/15/12

Med Page Today, “Group proposes certification in obesity” 10/12/12

West Seattle Herald, “Car access and supermarket costs play a big role in King County food deserts, UW study finds” 10/12/12

 

10/9/2012

CBS Los Angeles, “Health officials launch new campaign to fight obesity in L.A. County” 10/4/12

USA Today, “Colorado tries to keep kids on healthy track” 10/3/12

The Sacramento Bee, “Minnesota celebrates five years of fresh air” 10/1/12

 

10/2/2012

Chicago Tribune, “Kids, media and obesity: Too much 'screen time' can harm your child's health” 10/2/12

USA Today, “Percentage of severely obese adults skyrockets” 10/1/12

Yahoo! News, “Secondhand smoke kills 42,000 nonsmokers a year in US” 9/29/12

 

9/25/2012

USA Today, “Retired military leaders want junk foods out of schools” 9/25/12

Time, “The major toll of secondhand smoke” 9/21/12

New York Times, “Avoiding sugared drinks limits weight gain in two studies” 9/21/12

 

9/18/2012

CBS News, “Kids eat too much salt and it’s raising their blood pressure, CDC study finds” 9/17/12

The Kansas City Star, “Doctors worry about large number of overweight children with adult diseases” 9/17/12

Psych Central, “Exposure to secondhand smoke can harm memory” 9/12/12

 

9/12/2012

MedicalXPress, “Secondhand smoke exposure persists in multi-unit housing” 9/11/12

The Tennessean, “Tennessee's overweight, obesity rate drops two consecutive years” 9/11/12

Education Week, “Presidential Physical Fitness Test to Be Replaced After 2012-13” 9/10/12

 

9/4/2012

U.S. News and World Report, “Obesity might lower teens’ thinking skills, study suggests” 9/3/12

WLS TV, “Smoking while pregnant may increase child’s obesity risk” 9/3/12

Washington Post, “New ‘food hubs’ connect school districts with local farmers, fulfill new school lunch rules” 9/2/12

 

8/28/2012

U.S. News & World Report, “So long, Sloppy Joe: What’s cooking at school” 8/27/12

AMEDnews.com, “Let the start of school be the start of healthy living” 8/27/12

KLAS TV, “Police, school officials push for crosswalk safety” 8/27/12

 

8/21/2012

U.S. News & World Report, “Obesity in middle age tied to more rapid mental decline: Study” 8/20/12

ABC News, “Kids’ coughs a casualty of parental smoking” 8/21/12

CBS News, “Doctor uses salons to encourage healthy living in the African-American community” 8/17/12

 

8/14/2012

CBS News, “CDC unveils national obesity rates: Where does your state rank?” 8/13/12

Examiner, “‘Dietary advice to moms reported to reduce childhood obesity” 8/13/12

Engaged Health Solutions, “Corner stores get a healthy makeover” 8/9/12

 

8/7/2012

Fox News, “High-tech class gets special needs students moving with Microsoft Kinect” 8/6/12

Philly.com, “‘What would Batman eat?” 8/4/12

Newswise.com, “Students with Strong Hearts and Lungs May Make Better Grades” 8/3/12

 

7/31/2012

Futurity.com, “Healthy food cues better school lunch choices” 7/30/12

The News-Gazette, “Kicking the habit completely off campus” 7/30/12

LA Streets Blog, “‘Food desert’ oases: Converting corner stores into healthy neighborhood markets in South L.A.” 7/27/12

 

7/24/2012

MedicalXpress, “Two out of three very obese kids already have heart disease risk factors” 7/23/12

The Sacramento Bee, “Smoking, obesity and lack of activity named as global killers” 7/23/12

Herald-Tribune, “Sports seen as key weapon in fighting teen obesity” 7/20/12

 

7/17/2012

Medical Daily, “Watching television may increase your waistline well beyond childhood” 7/16/12

Reuters, “Walking to school, sports tied to teen weight” 7/16/12

San Francisco Chronicle, “Schools join fight against obesity” 7/16/12

 

7/10/2012

Boston Globe, “Tips for anti-obesity initiatives in communities” 7/9/12

LatinoLA.com, “Childhood obesity within the Latino community” 7/7/12

KBIA-FM, “New study looks at connection between childhood obesity and poor math performance” 7/5/12

 

7/3/2012

Medical Daily, “Healthy eating begins at school” 6/27/12

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Obesity costs us all” 6/26/12

Market Watch, “Experts provide insight on news ways to tackle childhood obesity” 6/26/12

 

6/26/2012

The Republic, “Innovative program helps kids realize what they’re eating” 6/25/12

U.S. News & World Report, “Secondhand smoke linked to raised diabetes risk” 6/24/12

Atlanta Journal Constitution, “Urban gardening returns to its roots” 6/21/12

6/19/2012

WebMD, “High blood pressure a rising risk for kids, teens” 6/18/12

Myrtle Beach Online, “Analysis: Cities with more walkers, bike commuters are less obese” 6/16/12

Courier-Journal, “A food desert no more” 6/15/12

6/13/2012

The Republic, “Class by itself: Exercise gets students ‘fired up for learning’” 6/13/12

WBUR, “First Lady fights obesity with moves and good food” 6/12/12

Cranston Patch, “Rhodes students say: Kick it or ticket” 6/12/12

6/5/2012

The New York Times, “Promoting nutrition, Disney to restrict junk-food ads” 6/5/12

The Plain Dealer, “Public colleges in Ohio asked to go totally smoke-free” 6/4/12

Los Angeles Times, “Obesity intervention needed even before pregnancy, researchers say” 6/1/12

5/29/2012

U.S. News & World Report, “Physical education is good for kids’ grades, study finds” 5/27/12

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, “World Health Organization sets new targets for reducing chronic diseases” 5/26/12

Time, “9-year-old food blogger takes on school lunch” 5/25/12

5/22/2012

The Washington Post, “Americans eat more fresh foods than they did five years ago” 5/22/12

Newsday, “Study ties secondhand smoke to bladder irritation in kids” 5/20/12

Reuters, “California teens eat fewer calories in school” 5/18/12

5/15/2012

ESPN, “First lady has plan to get kids involved in sports” 5/14/12

NPR, “Pounding away at America’s obesity epidemic” 5/14/12

Greater Greater Washington, “Boston and Washington increase access to bike sharing” 5/11/12

5/8/2012

MedPage Today, “Long commutes may be harmful to your health” 5/8/12

The Washington Post, “Study predicts 42% of Americans will be obese in 2030” 5/7/12

Los Angeles Wave, “In South L.A., ‘food deserts’ impact health of HIV/AIDS patients” 5/4/12

5/1/2012

Fastlane.DOT.gov, “Indiana schools take strides toward Safe Routes to School” 4/30/12

MedPageToday.com, “TV ads linked to unhealthy diets in young adults” 4/29/12

USA Today, “Genetics, environment and the 'weight of the nation'” 4/29/12

 

4/25/2012

Time Magazine, “Why families who eat together are healthier” 4/24/12

Yahoo!, “Inspiring your kids to get outside this spring and summer: Mother’s perspective” 4/23/12

Star Tribune, “Schools find active kids make smarter students” 4/23/12

 

4/18/2012

News Channel 5, “Community gardens bring fresh produce to food deserts” 4/16/12

MedPageToday.com, “Tough home life for toddlers tied to obesity” 4/16/12

NPR, “Americans do not walk the walk, and that's a growing problem” 4/16/12

 

4/10/2012

WebMD.com, “Make weight loss a family affair” 4/6/12

MPR News, “New report ranks MN counties on healthy food access” 4/3/12

The Republic, “Fitness can be routine in community” 4/1/12

 

4/3/2012

Reuters, “Many small kids lack outdoor time with parents: study” 4/2/12

WebMD.com, “Obesity rate in U.S. higher than thought?” 4/2/12

CBS Atlanta, “Ads spark huge increase to quit smoking line” 3/30/12

3/27/2012

The New York Times, “For schoolyard gardens, a global network”, 3/26/12

Maple Valley Reporter, “Healthier food options benefits all” 3/25/12

InfoiNeed.com, “Education helps reduce consumption of high-calorie drinks” 3/22/12

3/21/2012

Huliq.com, “2012 kids' anti-smoking campaign targets 3.6 million underage smokers” 3/19/12

UC San Diego Health System, “How to best help your child lose weight: Lose weight yourself” 3/14/12

HealthDay “Sugary drinks can be hard on heart: Study” 3/12/12

 

3/13/2012

Occupational Health & Safety, “Obese workers have higher health care costs than smokers, study says” 3/13/12

Post-Crescent, “What every family needs to know about childhood obesity” 3/10/12

SiLive.com “More work needed to stop youth tobacco use, U.S. Surgeon General says” 3/8/12

 

3/6/2012

U.S. News and World Report, “Heavy kids may not respond as well to asthma meds” 3/4/12

The Sun, “Local schools join push for healthy eating” 3/3/12

MarketWatch, “New sugar calculator shows daily sugary drinks can really add up” 3/1/12

 

2/28/2012

My Health News Daily, “1 in 3 kids drink too much juice” 2/27/12

MedPage Today, “Active video games no fix for kids’ fitness” 2/27/12

ABC News, “Parents smoke near baby: Would you say something?” 2/23/12

 

2/21/2012

Douglas County School District, “Students gather to celebrate CPPW program’s first birthday”  2/21/12

RTTNews,“Candy bar makers putting king-size snacks on lo-cal diet” 2/17/12

The Gadsden Times, “Great American Spit Out targets smokeless tobacco use” 2/17/12

 

2/14/2012

New York Times, “Let’s Move, she said — and we have”  2/13/12

Charleston Gazette, “This is a public health emergency” 2/11/12

Gantt Daily, “Daily diet soda linked to increased heart attack and stroke” 2/9/12

 

2/7/12

Ohio.com, “Feeling left out could lead kids to opt out of physical activity” 2/6/12

WebMD, “Teens Exposed to Less Secondhand Smoke in Cars” 2/6/12

Minnesota Public Radio, “Study: Photos in lunch trays can up kids' vegetable intake” 2/1/12

 

1/31/12

Los Angeles Times, “Food stamp bills seek to restrict junk food” 1/29/12

DoctorsLounge.com, “Many obesity interventions cost-effective in long-term” 1/27/12

New York Times, “New rules for school meals aim at reducing obesity” 1/25/12

 

1/24/12

Los Angeles Times, “Getting the family involved may help obese kids lose weight” 1/23/12

Next Gen Journal, “Tobacco use on college campuses – going up in smoke?” 1/19/12

New York Times, “Learning to be Lean” 1/16/12

 

1/17/12

Twin Cities Daily Planet, “Protecting kids from 2nd and 3rd-hand smoke” 1/12/12

Hip Hop Wires, “Fat Joe joins the fight against childhood obesity with a concert for 'Let's Move! Newark: Our Power'” 1/11/12

Salud Today, “Study: Latino youth perceive their weight problems; Parents, grandparents don’t” 1/12/11

 

1/10/12

LA Times, “You can get kids to cut down on screen time – but what works best?” 1/3/2012

Examiner,Bring back gym class; Physical activity linked to positive academic performance” 1/5/2012

Chicago Tribune, “Bite-size information on labels makes smart eaters” 1/4/2012

 

1/4/2012

TIME, “Let the kids play:  They’ll do better in school” 1/3/2012

Mail Tribune, “Farm-to-school is good for kids and the economy” 1/1/2012

U.S. NewsObesity, diabetes pose 1-2 threat to young Americans” 12/30/2011

 

12/14/2011

San Francisco Chronicle, “World’s first ‘healthy hot food vending machine’ brings healthy meals to obesity-stricken food deserts” 12/12/2011

TIME, “Healthiest U.S. states ranked. Where do you live?” 12/12/2011

National League of Cities, “Boston launches sugar-sweetened beverage awareness campaign” 12/12/2011

 

 

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