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Childhood Obesity
Thursday, July 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Poll: Americans say obesity a bigger problem than smoking »
Poll: Americans say obesity a bigger problem than smoking The percentage of people in the U.S. who say that obesity i...
Monday, July 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Playing Multiple Sports Helps Beat Teen Obesity »
Playing Multiple Sports Helps Beat Teen Obesity Being a team player may help teens tackle rising childhood obesity rates...
Friday, June 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Medical Assoc.: Require obesity education for kids »
American Medical Assoc.: Require obesity education for kids The American Medical Association on Wednesday put its weight...
Monday, June 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health advocates go sour on sugar »
Health advocates go sour on sugar The war on sugar is raging again.Sponsored LinksThis week, Walt Disney announced th...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lots to lose — How obesity is costing America »
Lots to lose — How obesity is costing America Soon after he was elected in 1960, John F. Kennedy made physical fitness...
Friday, May 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctor's Orders: Get A Daily Dose of Green »
Doctor's Orders: Get A Daily Dose of Green Plenty of folks are aware that sitting in front of a glowing screen isn’t as...
Friday, May 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obesity could affect 42% of Americans by 2030 »
Obesity could affect 42% of Americans by 2030 A new forecast on obesity in America has health experts fearing a drama...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fighting Obesity In Kids With A Cool, Affordable Gadget »
Fighting Obesity In Kids With A Cool, Affordable Gadget In the battle of the Nintendo DS, the Wii and Facebook vs. chil...
Monday, November 28, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
More firms using incentives to prod employees to fitness »
More firms using incentives to prod employees to fitness Betting that money is more persuasive than words, more empl...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Teens in greater danger of heart disease »
Study: Teens in greater danger of heart disease When Vince Carter started teaching math 35 years ago, there was on...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increased Obesity Awareness and Whole-Life Training Among Leading 2012 Fitness Trends Cites the Amer »
Increased Obesity Awareness and Whole-Life Training Among Leading 2012 Fitness Trends Cites the American Council on Exer...
Thursday, November 3, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gym vs. Genes: How Exercise Trumps Obesity Genes »
Gym vs. Genes: How Exercise Trumps Obesity Genes Our genes may have a lot to do with the way we look and behave, bu...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bee Line Vending for Health LLC Provides First of Chicago Area Schools with Healthy Vending Machines »
Bee Line Vending for Health LLC Provides First of Chicago Area Schools with Healthy Vending Machines Chicago area schoo...
Friday, March 25, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC report charts local obesity, inactivity rates »
CDC report charts local obesity, inactivity rates Some areas, such as Maywood, Pilsen, score much worse than county ave...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC Report Says Many Americans Get No Exercise »
New CDC Report Says Many Americans Get No Exercise Exercise is key to good health and an essential tool in the fight...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
American obesity still on the rise »
American obesity still on the rise The "American Obesity” phenomenon has reached a critical point. Skyrocketing rate...
Friday, December 17, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Groups Try to Solve Child Obesity »
Illinois Groups Try to Solve Child Obesity: Ideas Include Soda Tax, More State Spending on Health Initiatives Chicago T...
Friday, December 3, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Leaders Meet to Finalize an Obesity Agenda »
Health Leaders Meet to Finalize an Obesity Agenda Associated Press, 12/03/2010 More than 150 Illinois policy-makers a...
Thursday, October 14, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reinventing the Food Pyramid »
Public Health Advocates Worry That Dietary Advice Will Get Lost in Translation Washington Post ,Jane Black,10/02/20...
Monday, October 4, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
USA Is Fattest of 33 Countries, Report Says »
USA Is Fattest of 33 Countries, Report Says USA Today , Nanci Hellmich, 09/24/2010 The United States is the fattest...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Gets Nearly $6M to Fight Childhood Obesity »
Chicago Gets Nearly $6M to Fight Childhood Obesity Associated Press , 09/16/2010 A Chicago group is getting nearly $6...
Friday, September 10, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fresh Fruits, Vegetables For 188 Illinois Schools »
Fresh Fruits, Vegetables For 188 Illinois Schools Associated Press ,09/02/2010 Students in 188 Illinois schools will...
Monday, August 23, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Public Schools Unveil Push for Healthier School Meals »
Chicago Public Schools unveil push for healthier school meals During the last school year, most Chicago public schools...
Friday, July 30, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impact of Childhood Obesity Goes Beyond Health »
Impact of Childhood Obesity Goes Beyond Health National Public Radio ,Patti Neighmond,07/28/2010 The health effects of...
Thursday, July 22, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents Oblivious to Overweight Kids - Newsweek »
As obesity rates hit record levels, a new study finds that many adults don’t recognize weight problems in their children...
Thursday, July 22, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Meals, Vegetables May Keep Kids Trim »
Children who regularly sit down to family meals and get plenty of vegetables in their diet tend to be thinner than their...