September 18, 2012 | News Release
The number of obese adults, along with related disease rates and health care costs, are on course to increase dramatically in every state in the country over the next 20 years, according to F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012.
September 6, 2012 | Commentary, News Release, Journal Article, Story
Largest declines seen among African American boys and Hispanic girls.
August 15, 2012 | News Release
Children, teens in states with strong laws gained less weight as they got older than those in states without such policies.
August 13, 2012 | News Release
New analysis ranks states, finds 12 states exceed 30 percent for obesity.
August 6, 2012 | News Release
Sports drinks, other sugary beverages still widely available.
June 26, 2012 | News Release
Updated standards for snacks, drinks sold in school likely to have positive impact, study finds.
Statement Regarding The Walt Disney Company's Pledge to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity Through New Marketing Standards
June 5, 2012 | Commentary, Story, Staff and Leadership
"Having fun is an important part of growing up. But kids can’t have fun if they aren’t healthy. We commend Disney for recognizing that, and for making changes in their business model to help kids lead healthier lives.”
October 31, 2011 | News Release
Research findings uncover targeted outreach to African Americans and Latinos.
July 7, 2011 | News Release
Since 1995 rates have doubled or nearly doubled in 17 states.
December 20, 2010 | News Release
Northeast Elementary Magnet School in Danville is first elementary school in America to earnGold National Recognition Award from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.