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  Moving Ahead. In a keynote address wrapping up the conference, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that the next initiatives for her “Let’s Move!” campaign will focus on encouraging physical activity among young people, who she said suffer from a “crisis... Read more
November 17, 2011
  A special message from Rebecca Frank, PreventObesity.net’s Network Analyst:   As you know, at PreventObesity.net, we’re all about the network of activists working to reverse childhood obesity. But we don’t believe that our network lives independent of all your other... Read more
November 17, 2011
  When shopping for a new dishwasher, one of the things you probably look at is the machine’s Energy Star rating. The simple, easy-to-understand system explains how energy-efficient the dishwasher is, and the program has long helped Americans reduce their energy use... Read more
November 17, 2011
  PreventObesity.net Leader Shawna Kelsch understands that it can be tough for parents to provide their children with a healthy lifestyle.   There are many reasons this is true, of course. Not every community has access to fresh and healthy food or... Read more
November 17, 2011
When it comes to school gardens, it’s not all about the food. That’s the message Jane Hirschi found herself presenting as she and her organization, CitySprouts, convinced school officials in Cambridge, Mass., to plant a garden on each campus. Of course,... Read more
“Diabetes hits hardest in states with the highest rates of obesity and poverty bit.ly/5WATaZ #VaultPick” —@amednews, the Twitter handle of American Medical News, in a tweet on World Diabetes Day. The organization linked to a 2009 story showing that action to prevent... Read more