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BR 1 of 4 sites for childhood obesity programWDAM-TV(AP) - Baton Rouge is 1 of 4 cities chosen to participate in the National League of Cities childhood obesity program. Roxson Welch, education outreach ...and more »
Battling the BulgeZanesville Times RecorderLike West Elementary School, many schools have independently found ways to tackle childhood obesity, which has reached more than 30 percent in some Ohio ...and more »
Taking the obesity campaign localAtlanta Journal ConstitutionFirst lady Michelle Obama's childhood obesity initiative is a wonderful start. Her work to teach healthy habits and provide nutritional food options to our ...
Third of European children are obese, warns reportFoodAndDrinkEurope.comAlthough Europe and the Americas are identified as exhibiting the world's high levels of childhood obesity, other regions are also showing alarming ...and more »
Heading toward childhood obesity?Inside Bay Area"Their obesity is killing them." Danaher says that when a child becomes overweight, many parents lovingly try to fix the child with food restrictions and ...and more »
Childhood obesity brings chronic diseasesThe Durango HeraldThe rates of childhood obesity more than tripled from the mid-1970s to 2008 - from 6.5 to 19.6 percent in children and from 5 to 18.1 percent in adolescents ...and more »
Food Safety NewsFighting Childhood Obesity in the USVoice of AmericaThe summer activity series is part of the first lady's Let's Move campaign to fight childhood obesity. STEVE EMBER: Welcome to THIS IS AMERICA in VOA ...Restaurant Association Praises White House Chefs Initiative to Combat ...Drinks Media Wire (press release)White House Asks Chefs to Partner with SchoolsFood Safety NewsChefs Gather On White House Lawn To Join Michelle Obama's Let's Move CampaignEcorazziThe Free Lance-Star -Melodika.net (press release)all 11 news articles »
Trim childhood obesityOrlando SentinelMany have taken notice, including no less than America's commander-in-chief, whose wife is leading the charge to reverse childhood obesity rates. ...
Fighting child obesity: Programs helping kids, families eat healthyFoster's Daily Democrat... by Internet product brokerage company Market America, is just one of many initiatives taking place across the country to target childhood obesity. ...and more »
Kansas City StarHail to the chefs: Michelle Obama in new anti-obesity driveAFPHer initiative aims to rally families, communities, schools, urban planners, politicians and the media to solve the scourge of childhood obesity in a ...Chef from Buxco Visits DC to Help Fight Childhood ObesityKYW1060.comU.S. Foodservice Joins First Lady's Campaign to Reduce Childhood ObesityPR Newswire (press release)Chefs Move to Schools: A nutritious program kids can sink their teeth intoWashington PostReuters -USA Today -The Register-Guardall 285 news articles »
First Lady Michelle Obama announces an agreement between food and beverage manufacturers and the Partnership for a Healthier America to Fight Childhood Obesity that aims to reduce the amount of calories in manufactured food and encourage lower calorie options and smaller portion sizes. May 17, 2010.
First Lady Michelle Obama joins Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and members of the Childhood Obesity Task Force to unveil the Task Force action plan: Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Generation. May 11, 2010.
In support of the First Lady Michelle Obama's Lets Move! initiative, the Ad Council and Department of Health and Human Services have developed new childhood obesity prevention PSAs that encourage kids to "Be a Player: Get Up and Play." Check out this PSA featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant!
White House Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes hosts a discussion on childhood obesity. Learn more at letsmove.gov.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a summit on childhood obesity. Learn more at letsmove.gov.
First Lady Michelle Obama talked to C‑SPAN and a group of students at the White House today about one of her signature initiatives "Let's Move" - fighting childhood obesity in America. She joined a LIVE Town Hall with C‑SPAN StudentCam First Prize winner Matthew Shimura and takes calls from other students who submitted StudentCam videos about obesity.
First Lady Michelle Obama takes part in a question-and-answer discussion about the Lets Move initiative and the fight against childhood obesity at the Newseum in Washington, DC. March 17, 2010.
President Obama Tackling Childhood Obesity President Obama is joined by First Lady Michelle Obama and Cabinet members as he signs a Memorandum on Childhood Obesity that establishes a task force headed by the First Lady to encourage children to exercise more and adopt healthier eating habits.
First Lady, Michelle Obama is getting tough on childhood obesity with the launch of "Let's Move," a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic.
President Obama is joined by First Lady Michelle Obama and Cabinet members as he signs a Memorandum on Childhood Obesity that establishes a task force headed by the First Lady to encourage children to exercise more and adopt healthier eating habits. February 9, 2010.
First Lady Michelle Obama kicks off a campaign to confront the problem of childhood obesity at a YMCA in Alexandria, VA. She is joined by Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Dr. Judith Palfrey, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics. January 28, 2010.
myGLOSSHigh cholesterol levels found in teenagersBoston Globe“The current epidemic of childhood obesity makes this a matter of significant and urgent concern,'' said Ashleigh May, an epidemic intelligence service ...1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High CholesterolBusinessWeek1 in 5 Teens Has Unhealthy Cholesterol LevelsWebMDOne-fifth of US teens have unhealthy cholesterolReutersAustin American-Statesman (blog)all 39 news articles »
Opportunities to combat childhood obesityBaltimore SunAmerica's childhood obesity rates have tripled in the last 30 years, exposing 9 million kids to a variety of potential long-term health consequences. ...Obesity Action Coalition Calls on Insurers and Employers to Increase Access to ...PR-CANADA.net (press release)all 2 news articles »
First Lady Stumps for Action Against Childhood ObesityCalifornia Healthline... DC, yesterday, first lady Michelle Obama asked a group of 250 mayors to help combat child obesity, which she said is an epidemic and an economic threat. ...
Kansas City StarFirst Lady decries rapid spread of childhood obesity.Baltimore SunWASHINGTON, DC - Saying childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years, first lady Michelle Obama asked the nation's mayors to help her battle an ...Michelle Obama talks to mayors about her initiative to combat childhood obesityWashington PostMichelle Obama enlisting mayors in her battle against childhood obesityChicago Sun-Times (blog)Michelle Obama to launch initiative fighting child obesityUSA TodayEmpowHer (blog) -mybiglife (blog) -Only Kent (blog)all 465 news articles »
Childhood obesity targeted, but funding in dangerRichmond Times DispatchA foundation that finances youth smoking-prevention programs in Virginia yesterday kicked off a new childhood obesity-prevention campaign, but the state's ...
Teacher fighting childhood obesity
Expert Panel Recommends Screening Kids For ObesityNPR (blog)But screening for childhood obesity isn't like looking at an X-ray, or, even, a mammogram. Obesity is gauged by a kid's score on the normal body-mass-index ...Obesity campaigners call for pregnant women to be weighedNursery Worldall 10 news articles »
Childhood Obesity GrantWBHMThe grant, awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provides $360000 over four years to address key factors that contribute to childhood obesity. ...Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards $15 million in grants to fight childhood ...The Daily TellArkansas Leading National Effort to Fight Childhood ObesityKATVall 3 news articles »
Fighting Childhood ObesityKAALtv.com(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Minnesota legislators are looking at ways to keep our kids fit and reduce childhood obesity. Right now, the state is one of only three ...Putting Kids' Health in Their Own HandsHuffington Post (blog)Legislators take up childhood obesity fightPost-BulletinAre your kids eating to an early death?West Liberty IndexPioneer Press -NewsBlaze -WQOW TV News 18all 31 news articles »
CBC.caPanel Recommends Childhood Obesity ScreeningTurnTo23.comObesity rates in children have more than tripled since the early 1970s. But pediatricians have been reluctant to screen for obesity in children because ...Screen children early to identify obesityBaltimore SunRecommendations Released to Reduce Childhood ObesitydBTechnoScreening for Childhood Obesity, Without an Easy SolutionU.S. News & World Report (blog)WGNtv.com -Tampabay.com -BusinessWeekall 395 news articles »
KCBSChildhood Obesity in AmericaEmporia GazetteChildhood obesity rates have more than tripled since 1980. Thirty percent of children are at or above obesity status in 30 US states. ...Philadelphia group awarded grant for childhood obesityphillyBurbs.comNational effort to combat childhood obesity has Arkansas at its centerKFSMArkansas leading national effort to fight fat in kidsTexarkana GazetteSpikedall 17 news articles »
I really got up on the wrong side of bed this morning. I was still mad about yesterdays report that childhood obesity for males 6-18 was still on the rise. Mad because we keep talking about it but do nothing. The causes of childhood obesity are clear to me. We cut afterschool sports programs so our kids play video games instead of soccer, neither parents nor the schools teach kids proper nutrition, and what physical education programs we do have are lousy. Investing a small amount of money ...
...— The first lady in 2010 will become the lead White House spokesman in an administration-wide battle against childhood obesity, taking on her first substantial role in advancing an Obama initiative. Michelle Obama said dealing with childhood obesity will...
Sweetness & Light
...Kids, Healthy Communities partnership will focus on creating healthier neighborhoods in target communities with high rates of childhood obesity. Two of its priorities will be to: Create safer places for children to walk, bike and play near their homes by expanding...
WATE 6 News
...The following page was sent to A copy was sent to your e-mail address Click to enlarge Students at McAuliffe Elementary School are encouraged to eat fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet to fight childhood obesity. ...
...The 14-year-old weighed 555 pounds. Gray is facing 15 years on two felony counts, the first U.S. felony case involving childhood obesity, said her lawyer, Grant Varner. Such cases will require authorities to consider not only genetics but the helplessness...
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With one third of children in the US .are considered overweight or obese, exercise physiologist David Scott from Goryeb Children's Hospital gave Debbye Turner Bell some tips to fight childhood obesity.
Duke's William W. Lawrence Jr., MD, FAAP, discusses what we can do to combat childhood obesity.
Being overweight can lead to disconcerting health problems for children, so it is much better to keep those health problems at bay by preventing obesity in the first place. How exactly is that accomplished?
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) concluded in
Today, 23 million children and teenagers are overweight or obese. Thats more than 1 in every 3 young people. Latinos are younger, poorer and more uninsured that other population groups. Produced by The Institute for Health Promotion Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio ihpr.uthscsa.edu. Editing by http Original Music by Alexander McCumba, San Antonio, Texas For more information, visit our Salud Today Web Site at www.saludtoday.com Salud Today is an online forum dedicated to stimulating an ongoing discussion among Latino families, community leaders, health researchers and all others who are interested in improving the health of Latinos across the US Funding for this video was made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Grant #64756) Copyright rights reserved 2009
The rapid rise in child obesity may be levelling off, according to new figures. . Follow us on twitter at twitter.com
i think the cause of childhood obesity in the USA and soon coming to other countries everywhere, is mcdonald's and other multibillion dollar corporations whose target audience of massive marketing campaigns is children, especially poor children, in a bad economy, i believe if the fed gov't outlawed the mystery chemical they use, it would help. yes, mcdonalds, in their owns words states, "we want to get the customers young and then we have a customer for life." how do they know they will then have a customer for life? because they know what chemicals are being added to their poison, rotten food. if i eat a big mac now, i will immediately get the urge to vomit. that is because my body still remembers what real food that grows in the ground tastes like and i am sensitive and can taste just a little, and smell just a little, something rotten when i eat their food. children who have eaten nothing their whole lives but processed junk with chemicals are not able to detect this rotteness. mcdonalds stated that "yes, they do add flavor enhancing chemicals that make a person eat past full, and then in turn make them hungry again soon afterwards for the same thing they just ate. so eat a big mac, eat way past full, and you'll be hungry for another big mac an hour later. this chemical is as addictive as heroin. i know, my child is addicted to it. they should be investigated before they poison and ruin an entire generation of american children, and soon after will come europeans ...
Dr. Robert Lustig explains the possible connection between stress and obesity in children
Fitting a decent meal into a modern schedule can seem nearly impossible. So can making room for fresh air and exercise. Part One of PIC.tv's Childhood Obesity in America documentary explores the trends that can spell big trouble for children. For more, visit: pic.tv
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Childhood obesity has become so rampant; researchers say the current generation of children may be the first to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. According to a new report, childhood obesity has quadrupled in the last forty years. According
Results of a new study show that behavior learned from parents of the same sex may be responsible for childhood obesity rather than genetics. According to the International Journal of Obesity mothers who struggle with weight are more likely to have
...meetings, work groups and focus groups to recommend the best practices for solving the problems that often lead to childhood obesity. "Childhood obesity is a health issue with multiple causes," said Donald George, M.D., Nemours and co-chair, Healthy Jacksonville...
Paediatrician Dr Su Laurent discusses the problem of childhood obesity.