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Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell In 18 States

New York and New Jersey are among more than a dozen states that showed a decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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Researchers Say Simple Formula Could Predict Childhood Obesity Chances

Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic and public health crisis.

11/29/2012

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Kris Humphries Takes Aim At Childhood Obesity In Brooklyn

As a member of the Brooklyn Nets, Kris Humphries has no trouble staying in shape. But he knows that childhood obesity is a problem in the United States. That’s why he’s hosting the Kris Humphries Challenge For Kids.

09/25/2012

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New Menu Options Seek To Serve Up Improved Classroom Performance, Reduced Obesity In Schools

A healthier menu is coming to school cafeterias across the country. The government has announced new rules for school lunches, including more fruits and vegetables and less fat.

01/25/2012

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Bloomberg: Childhood Obesity Rates Falling In NYC

The announcement by the mayor comes following a study that was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

12/15/2011

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Study, Assemblyman Seek Action On ‘Food Deserts’

Fewer groceries in urban and rural areas statewide have worsened the so-called food deserts in New York, where the poor have little access to affordable fresh produce and nutritious foods, a study finds.

11/27/2011

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Suffolk County To Use $1.2M Grant To Battle Obesity

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County plans to use a $1.2 million state grant to battle obesity-related issues.

12/31/2010