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January 1, 2012

 

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“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
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
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
“Fundamental movement skills (jumping, skipping, throwing) all must be learned just like reading and writing.” —@FitnessGov, the Twitter handle of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. The council tweeted from a physical literacy roundtable held at the Bipartisan... Read more
December 15, 2011
  There’s good news on the fast food toy front.    A Northern California county’s groundbreaking ordinance prohibiting fast-food outlets from giving away toys with meals that do not meet nutrition standards appears to be working. New research finds that... Read more