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  When leading researchers and advocates gathered for a conference this week studying ways to use communication to combat childhood obesity, their fellow conference-goers included some people they aren’t used to seeing at such events: Folks representing the food and... Read more
They might be soulless, brain-eating killers, but zombies played a pretty big role in 2011 in bringing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to life.   Ahead of hurricane season last year, CDC communications staffers were trying to... Read more
  “Did u know: 1 in 3 #Latino kids is at risk for hunger. At the same time, 40% are overweight or obese. Often it's the same kid. #BetterFood.” —@NCLR, the Twitter handle of the National Council of La Raza,... Read more
March 15, 2012
  As the father of a 6-year-old, James Chapman knows how hard it can be to get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables.    But Chapman was curious whether children in school would eat fruits and vegetables served to them in... Read more
March 15, 2012
  Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter is best known for cofounding The Roots, a Grammy Award winning hip hop group currently serving as the house band on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” But the politically-minded Trotter also is passionate about grassroots... Read more
“Check out the article on #F2S in the @OWHnews today: bit.ly/wZqfURThat is @AmyYaroch with the chicken!” ­— a tweet from @CenterforNutrition, the Twitter handle of our friends at the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition. PreventObesity.net Leader Amy Yaroch visited a... Read more