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August 11, 2011
  Our next session, Physical Activity in Communities and Schools: The Impact on Latino Children and Youth, will be held at 2pm Eastern time on Aug. 23. The webinar is free. Click here to sign up.   About 200 people tuned in... Read more
August 4, 2011
 There’s a lot of talk in the childhood obesity movement about the unhealthy messages children see on television (just see our story above). But one project run by Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) is broadcasting programming designed for kids to learn... Read more
August 4, 2011
  Most folks in the childhood obesity movement likely have scanned nutrition labels looking for information such as calories, sodium and saturated fat content. In fact, anybody who is looking to eat healthier meals probably has done so.   But... Read more
 There’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news first: Kids are seeing fewer television advertisements from food and beverage companies. The bad news? Most of the ads they do see promote fast-food restaurants and foods that are high in... Read more
  PreventObesity.net is partnering with our friends at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for a summertime webinar series looking at the unique challenges the Latino community faces in... Read more
  “Here’s an unexpected mind-body connection: #smoking, diabetes, and obesity may shrink your brain! http://ow.ly/5TrxV” ­— @Heart Diseases, linking to a study that shows it’s a “no-brainer” (ha!) that unhealthy living hurts the brain. Read more