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Congratulations are in order to PreventObesity.net Leader Dana Woldow and her organization, PEACHSF, for placing first in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) “Fruits and Veggies Video Challenge.” The USDA contest encouraged competitors to create 30 second videos showing ways to add fruits... Read more
January 5, 2012
A few years ago, Cindy Sardo caught the episode of The Rachel Ray Show in which the perky celebrity chef unveiled her childhood obesity advocacy nonprofit, Yum-O! During the show, Ray encouraged viewers to take steps in their own community to combat the epidemic,... Read more
January 1, 2012

 

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December 22, 2011
  We’re getting closer, but we’ve still got a long way to go in our effort to register 2,000 PreventObesity.net Leaders by our Jan. 31 deadline. Many of you work for organizations that are doing great work in this field,... Read more
December 22, 2011
  Teenagers aren’t exactly known for listening to their elders, especially when it comes to their health habits. But as it turns out, they do pay attention — it’s just a matter of how you reach them.   Our friends... Read more
“Obesity, your roots are showing! – goo.gl/H1mK3 – now we just need to dig deep enough to pull ‘em up!” —@DrDavidKatz, referencing an article published in the Lansing State Journal on how the nation’s health care system often fails to... Read more