Child health advocates are hoping Sesame Street can help push back against the fast-food industry.
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November 05, 2013
August 06, 2013
State and local officials can enact policies to help push down rates even more, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
July 09, 2013
The basic goal of eliminating obesity belies the fact that a student's weight by itself does not reflect health.
June 27, 2013
The rules were issued just in time to take effect during the 2014-15 school year.
June 19, 2013
The decision by the nation's largest organization of physicians carries professional ramifications, if not immediate political ones.
May 24, 2013
The majority of students' recommended 60 minutes of daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity should come during regular school hours, the institute says.
May 16, 2013
In a new study, researchers found that children enter school with prejudices against obese peers.
May 14, 2013
Recess supervised by coaches has been shown to increase students' physical activity to an extent.
May 05, 2013
The proposal would provide loans to buy new equipment, give schools grants for small projects and equipment, and improve training and technical assistance for cafeteria workers.
April 15, 2013
The USDA received thousands of comments on its proposed regulations for foods and drinks sold in vending machines, school stores, and a la carte lunch lines.