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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
  If you are going to talk the talk, you better walk the walk. Maybe throw in a few jumping jacks or a downward facing dog, too.   If you’ve ever been to an obesity-focused conference, you know that there... Read more 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
  "McDonalds makes Happy Meals healthier, prepare for a very boring Morgan Spurlock documentary." - @HallieHaglund, reacting to news that McDonald's is giving its famous kids' meal a healthy makeover. Spurlock is the man behind Super Size Me, the popular 2004 documentary... Read more
  Like many doctoral students, Markesha McWilliams will teach classes to undergraduates when school begins at George Washington University this fall. It will be the first time in her life that she’ll have a job not directly related to sports.   A... Read more
  If movie stars dress in couture gowns for awards shows, chain restaurants load up on calories, saturated fat and sodium.   The Center for Science in the Public Interest unveiled the winners of the fourth annual “Xtreme Eating Awards” at the... Read more