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November 10, 2011
  Jason and Jodi Tatum aren’t your typical obesity experts. They haven’t spent years studying the food industry or looking at reshaping city infrastructure to encourage physical activity.   The husband and wife simply saw the effects of the epidemic and wanted... Read more
“Thanks to all who helped me with my marathon run. I cramped up pretty bad a few times, but you all helped me push through !” —@RichardBlais, winner of “Top Chef All Stars,” in a Nov. 6 tweet. Blais ran... Read more
November 10, 2011
  As the old cliché goes, a picture’s worth a thousand words.   When PreventObesity.net Leader Jennifer Barber and the folks at Arizona in ACTION wanted to explain the Grand Canyon State’s rising obesity rates at their health fair this past weekend, they decided... Read more
November 10, 2011
When Heather Carson and her family moved to Starkville, Miss., a few years ago, she discovered the playgrounds at the town’s two elementary schools were in desperate need of a makeover.  This was especially true at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary which, aside... Read more
November 3, 2011
 PreventObesity.net Leader Ingrid Morris describes the website NC School Health Connection (NCSHC) as Switzerland for the Tar Heel State’s childhood obesity advocacy community. As Morris explains, there are thousands of individuals, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and others working to support childhood obesity prevention programs in... Read more
November 3, 2011
  Dear Inside Track Readers,   I have a confession to make. I love soda. I know, I know. You don’t have to lecture me on how unhealthy it is. But I’m also pledging that from here on out, I... Read more