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By NAAFA
NAAFA accepts USDA’s invitation to comment on proposed rule which requires LEA schools to address “the growing problem of childhood obesity.”
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By Doctor's Life Magazine, Tampa Bay
Doctor’s Life Magazine In Partnership with The Doctor Whisper And the City of Largo, Florida Playing! Unplugged 2014
By celebritySites
Dr. Mark McCullough notes that childhood obesity is down, but warns that a great deal of work still remains.
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By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The American Medical Association recently declared that obesity is a disease, but people can be obese without being sick or diseased, objects David L. Katz, MD, MPH.
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By MargieGarciaPR
for the Head Coach/Athlete Director at Independence High School in Frisco, Texas!
By Cypress Springs Family Care
Reversing the Trend and Emphasizing Prevention and Education at Cypress Springs Family Care
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By Race Across USA
The Race Across USA is a 3,000-mile stage race across the US to raise awareness about childhood “inactivity,” to raise money for the 100 Mile Club® and to sign up as many schools as possible along the way.
By Emerald Group Publishing
New study raises concerns over the effect “health” messages in food advertising aimed at children
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By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Rates of childhood obesity showed the first signs of a small decline in 19 of 43 sites studied by the CDC. Despite this encouraging news, nearly 1 in 6 (17%) children and teens are obese, including 1 in 8 (12%) preschoolers.
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By Jump Rope Jack
When Jump Rope Jack launched the Cyclone Jump Rope Cable, distributer Ms. Carr wanted to do more than simply help the fit become more fit.
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By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
A new study shows that obesity interventions can have beneficial effects on other health outcomes, such as cardiovascular fitness, regardless of its effect on BMI. Focusing on a single factor like BMI change can overlook other important outcomes.
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By JOAN'S eBOOKS LLC
Lively and witty... Meet Stanley. He's a curious black bear whose favorite thing in the world is munching on cookies and chips. Follow Stanley's adventures as he discovers that healthy choices keep a bear happy and full of energy.
By The Association of Junior Leagues International
Cites the work done by 18 individual Leagues in developing innovative programs at the community level
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By Think Brown INK
Ten-year-old Chi Chi Monet answers First Lady Michelle Obama's call to get kids moving to end childhood obesity with her new video, “Move,” directed and produced by Cool Kids Forever Films.
By Think Brown INK
Get Kids Movin presented by Sports Zone Elite and Think Brown INK, is an interactive tour that fights childhood obesity by engaging youth in fitness, entertainment, health & arts, inspired by 10-year-old recording artist/philanthropist Chi Chi Monet.
By Empower Charter School
Free Family Fitness Event is Set To Promote an Active Family Lifestyle; Show Parents Importance of Fitness and Health For Kids
By Think Brown INK
April 6 Get Kids Movin! Attracts over 200 Families to The Boulevard at The Capital Centre
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
The battle to control the childhood obesity could benefit from targeted programs and funding to support and integrate worksite and school-based health promotion...
By Hangtime Fitness
Hangtime Fitness is hosting Canada’s first ever Youth Fitness Summit May 4th and 5th at York University to unite Educators and the youth fitness industry by providing a solid leadership and defining voice in youth fitness...
By ECCTC
East Cobb Cheetahs Track Club, ECCTC, is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization that provides the community with a complete Track & Field Youth...
By Think Brown INK
The Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Prince George's County, MD embraces Get Kids Movin! with Chi Chi Monet on April 6.
By NAAFA
Foster City, CA - The Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) has been re-introduced. S.403 was introduced in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
By Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler
PALM COAST – With the help of Florida Hospital Flagler, approximately 700 students at Old Kings Elementary are now training for a 5K.
By National Foundation for Governors Fitness Councils
The National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils is bringing its multi-million dollar physical fitness campaign to Georgia.
By NAAFA
NAAFA supports the passing of MA House Bill H.2024 which would put an end to the “fat” letters being sent to the parents of children in Massachusetts. Other such attempts have proven non-productive, even damaging.
By NAAFA
The Biggest Loser is perpetuating the cycle of bullying and setting up three young teens for a lifetime of weight cycling.
By dubaicityinfo.com
Canadian Specialist Hospital carries forward awareness movement
By NAAFA
Despite the APA’s resolution to encourage psychologists to challenge the disproportionate emphasis on weight reduction, the APA Monitor’s December, 2012 cover story is entitled “Preventing obesity”.
By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Asian-American children have been at low risk for being overweight or obese compared to other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., but that may be changing.
By Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
Beginning in January, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior launches the first JNEB Journal Club. The Journal Club will consist of weekly webinars featuring authors from the latest issue of Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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