February 12, 2013 | News Release
NEA HIN Urges Educators to Push for Healthier School Snacks and Drinks National Education Association Health Information Network helps school communities take action against childhood obesity
January 17, 2013 | News Release
Requiring daily physical education in school could help young people be active for 23 minutes per day, according to a new study.
June 29, 2010 | News Release
Striking disparities persist; obesity rates highest among Blacks and in Southern states.
May 8, 2012 | Commentary
“Is it possible to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic?” We know now that the answer is emphatically, “Yes.”
February 8, 2010 | News Release
Foundation applauds First Lady's campaign, helps launch new independent, nonpartisan organization.
December 6, 2009 | News Release
Programs obtaining meals through school districts report fewer healthy eating practices.
January 24, 2012 | Commentary/Story
“These changes are badly needed. Although many schools have made significant improvements to their meal programs, we must ensure that all schools strive to provide more nutritious meals for students."
October 26, 2009 | News Release
Researchers release cereal rankings based on nutrition and marketing exposure.
October 12, 2009 | News Release
Fifty-three percent of kids surveyed visited a corner store daily, five days per week; Chips and candy top the list of items purchased, but efforts are being made to increase healthy options.
January 1, 2012 | Commentary
This special issue of Health & Place highlights some of the research studies on active living research that were presented at the 2011 Active Living Research Annual Conference that should be useful for researchers, practitioners and advocates.