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“It's National #RunningDay! This means all runners have the day off work, RIGHT? http://ow.ly/578Ij #wompwomp.” — @runnersworld, celebrating National Running Day on Wednesday. Alas, we couldn’t find anybody who got the day off for the holiday. Read more
  Assistant White House chef Sam Kass, who has played a key role in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, is scheduled to speak on the opening day of the 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference on June 28.   Organizers tell... Read more
  Bettina Elias Siegal used to be an intellectual property and advertising attorney in New York. These days, the mother-of-two lives a mellower life in Houston, but she isn’t done presenting her case.   These days, Siegal is battling for... Read more
  There’s been a lot of talk in the childhood obesity movement about the new food marketing principles recently released by a handful of federal agencies. These principles are voluntary standards for foods marketed to children, and designed to reduce... Read more
  Heather Nelson didn’t always set out to become a farm-to-school advocate. Last summer, Nelson read the book "Food, Inc." every night as she rocked her newborn son, Rhonin, to sleep. The combination of learning about the negative aspects of American... Read more
May 26, 2011
  During the past several weeks, people across the country ditched their cars and hopped on their bicycles as part of Bike to Work Month. But commuting to work — and for children, school — could soon get more difficult,... Read more