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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
  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
  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
“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
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 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