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May 5, 2011
  When the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week a new federal rule that will give preference to unprocessed locally grown and locally raised foods, it was heralded as a big achievement for the farm-to-school movement. The next step, says one... Read more
April 28, 2011
  Like many college students, Stefanie DiLauri often finds herself balancing a part-time job with her studies. But unlike many of her colleagues, she’s also got to balance a tiara. The Seton Hall University nursing student is the reigning Miss... Read more
  "In Cleveland OH for Slate event on childhood obesity--big problem, hard to solve...a lot to learn. http://slate.me/elCuwt @slate" —@drJoshS, aka Maryland Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Joshua Sharfstein, in an April 20 tweet. Sharfstein spoke at the childhood obesity summit sponsored... Read more
April 28, 2011
  he Inside Track knows that people like you are frequently asked to support various causes, but only rarely do you know whether the work you did actually accomplished anything. That’s why we’re so thrilled to share the great news... Read more
April 28, 2011
  Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett wasn’t afraid to throw a little weight around back in 2007 when he announced his city’s new initiative to combat obesity. Or rather, he wasn’t afraid to throw a lot of weight around. That’s... Read more
April 21, 2011
  Who doesn’t get excited to visit sunny Southern California in the middle of summer? The Inside Track is already planning our schedule for the upcoming 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, slated to take place June 28 through July 1... Read more