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Santa Ana Pueblo to Tackle Diabetes, Obesity Concerns with $20M Wellness Center

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 14:52
Santa Ana Pueblo on Saturday broke ground on a $20 million health and wellness center in an effort to turn the tide on rising rates of obesity, diabetes and other health concerns that have plagued Native American communities.
Categories: Childhood Obesity

Howard School Board Approves Wellness Policy

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:56
The Howard County Board of Education Thursday unanimously approved a health and wellness policy that's been more than a year in the making.
Categories: Childhood Obesity

Colorado in Jeopardy from Childhood Obesity Challenges (Opinion)

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:50
In March, the Colorado Health Foundation Report Card gave the health of Colorado's kids a C, and childhood obesity contributes strongly to this grade. Colorado is not immune to this larger national crisis and still has a long way to go in raising hea...
Categories: Childhood Obesity

Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 08:38
Most schools meet a new U.S. government requirement to provide free drinking water for students during lunchtime, a new study finds. Editor’s Note: This study was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its research program Bridging t...
Categories: Childhood Obesity

How Grocery Store Coupons Can Encourage Healthful Eating

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:27
The marketing company Linkwell Health says that in a recent experiment it was able to “nudge” — its word, not mine — people out of the prepared food aisles and toward the fruits and vegetables.
Categories: Childhood Obesity