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September 1, 2011
  You’re invited!   PreventObesity.net is hosting a special happy hour to mark the 2011 Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit in Washington, D.C., and we want you to join us.   If you are a D.C. area resident or you will be in... Read more
August 25, 2011
  One of the main things we strive for at PreventObesity.net is to help make connections with leaders in the movement to end childhood obesity.   That’s why we’re so excited to announce the launch of the PreventObesity.net LinkedIn group.... Read more
August 25, 2011
  As most East Coasters felt (and the rest of the country heard about) a 5.8 earthquake struck outside of Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, sending shockwaves up and down the Eastern seaboard.   Fortunately, no deaths and only minor damage... Read more
August 25, 2011
  Monica Alleman likes to joke that divine intervention led her to work on obesity.   It happened when she was a graduate student at Loyola University New Orleans. Alleman’s research partner demanded she make a decision about what to focus... Read more
August 25, 2011
 ...who was featured in a recent Los Angeles Times story about the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The article looked at how a new voucher program and farmers’ market nutrition program allow WIC recipients to purchase fresh and... Read more
  “#LetsMove! RT @Troy4NJ7: Bodies in motion...gotta be fit to tackle all the problems we have in Trenton. Gym Time!!! Can't stop, Won't stop”—a retweet from @CoryBooker, mayor of Newark, N.J. Newark is among the cities taking part in the Let’s... Read more