Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Va. weighs regulating school snacks to fight obesity

Recent Virginian Pilot article:



An Interactive Conference Call Discussing the Benefits and Provisions of the Affordable Care Act

Hosted By the HHS Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Tuesday, August 23, at 8 pm ET
Wednesday, August 31, at 12:30 pm ET
Wednesday, September 14, at 12:30 pm ET

To attend, please RSVP to partnerships@hhs.gov.

Friday, August 12, 2011

"The Obesity Epidemic" video from the CDC.

This video explains the many factors that have contributed to the obesity epidemic, and showcases several community initiatives taking place to prevent and reduce obesity. Obesity is a national epidemic and a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death in the U.S., including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. We need to change our communities into places that strongly support healthy eating and active living. www.cdc.gov/CDCTV/ObesityEpidemic

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

CHKD "Healthy you" Program Job Opportunity

Part - time Registered Dietitian, for more details contact Babs Benson  668-7035