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 Richmond is a running town.The Virginia capital is known as a great destination for runners, home to a marathon that dubs itself as the nation’s friendliest and plays host to dozens of shorter distance races throughout the year. So it... Read more
  Are you working to improve what’s found in your school vending machines? Maybe you are helping revamp school menus so the food served à la carte is as healthy as the meals itself? Or perhaps you are working to... Read more
New York Times columnist Mark Bittman caused a stir last week after he penned an opinion piece arguing that the First Amendment does not protect the food and beverage industry from potential government regulations limiting what can be marketed to children. The piece,... Read more
April 5, 2012
It all started with a football player who wanted to play water polo.Back in 2007, high school math teacher Brandon Dorman agreed to teach one of his students, Dustin, how to play water polo. Dustin was a natural athlete, and quickly picked... Read more
April 5, 2012
  Everybody knows that you should use social media to promote and advance your advocacy efforts. But what exactly does that mean? PreventObesity.net will share the benefits of using social media — and share a few lessons on how to... Read more
"Obesity Epidemic is Worse Than Thought: Using better tests of body fat than BMI would label millions more obese." —@MensFitness, referencing a new study that finds that if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relied on people’s percentage of body... Read more