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...up. (Of course the math can also be wrong - as in a ballyhooed 2004 CDC estimate of how many Americans die annually from obesity. It later proved to be over-inflated, with officials blaming a computational error.)During last year's Ebola crisis...
Boys and Girls Club served 8,800 lunches in the month of June.

...non-members at their Clubs and Teen Centers from Nikiski to Soldotna. These programs help reduce hunger and combat childhood obesity over the summer months as well as support educational and enrichment programs that keep children safe, learning and engaged...
Obesity, physical education and sports... hmmm?

...the recent Clarion article "Board sees obesity study results." As our nation we innocently fought the ravages of obesity 45 minutes per day, five days per sweaty on a daily basis. Bye-bye obesity study, hello healthy Alaskans! Let's...
San Francisco considers health warning on soda advertising.

...which is linked to rotting teeth and obesity.The Board of Supervisors is expected...comprehensive solution to the complex issues of obesity and diabetes."One proposal before the...with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay. This is...
Op-ed: Promises become nothing more than cliches

...seriously damaging lessons. Ultimately we don't even comprehend the idea of healthy eating as we waddle into adulthood. Obesity is a national problem. So while we admonish everyone constantly that proper habits are beneficial, few can hear over the...
Opinion the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.His goal, aside from finishing the ride in one piece, is to combat childhood obesity."As a kid, all I wanted to do was play outside and I just don't see that happening anymore," Dabb said. "Now that...
An Outdoor View: Don't just sit there

...if you're an Alaskan sitting at a table with four other Alaskans, one of you is obese. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity in the U.S. has tripled. One in three American kids is obese.I don't need a study to tell me that people who spend...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to...manager of the state health department's Obesity Prevention and Control Program.She said...The study is part of a broader anti-obesity push by the state focused on youth.Olympic...
Obesity treatment gains popularity in hospitals, doctors' offices

...and hospitals moving into treatment of obesity. This year, some 75,000 people population. The common measure of obesity is the body mass index, calculated by...companies offer some type of coverage for obesity treatment, but just how much varies widely...
Food Bank, Boys and Girls Clubs holding nutrition classes

It's no secret that obesity is an issue with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that more than one-third of U.S. adults as being overweight. With...


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