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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
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
  PreventObesity.net is partnering with our friends at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for a summer webinar series studying the challenges the Latino community faces in combating... Read more
August 19, 2011
  Jennifer Barber isn’t likely to be intimidated by the hurdles she faces when helping to create a healthier Arizona. After all, she’s already beat cancer. Eight times. Yes, you read that right. So when it comes to convincing local cities and businesses... Read more
August 19, 2011
  As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. But sometimes, the villagers don’t talk to each other.   That’s where GP RED comes in.   Originally called GreenPlay Research, Education and Development but better known as GP... Read more