A Pediatrician with a Big Heart
IN THIS ISSUE: This week the Inside Track begins a series of interviews with members of the Strategic Advisory Committee of Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and American Heart Association, exploring their various contributions to the fight against childhood obesity.
Dr. Stephen Cook’s running joke among his fellow American Heart Association volunteers is to make sure they know that “I’m not a cardiologist, I’m a pediatrician! Sore throats or ear infections, I’m your man.” But working at the intersection between childhood health and heart health, he has confirmed the key role that pediatricians can play in getting kids started on the right path. Read more here.
Articles in This Issue:
- A Pediatrician with a Big Heart
- PreventObesity.net Leaders Weigh In on “Rewind the Future” Video
- No Back-to-School for Some Crossing Guards: What’s Your Take?
- Safe to Eat Discarded Food? Study Says Yes
- Sustainable Health Behaviors Research Grant Available
- Coming Soon: Help Us Send Kids Back To School with Smart Snacks
- Win With Water Campaign Takes Aim at Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
- Help AHA Earn a Spot at SXSWi 2015
- Clearing the Air for Smart Snacks in Schools
This Video on Obesity Has Gone Viral: What’s Your Take?August 2014
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life initiative has released a new video called “Rewind the Future,” which targets the childhood obesity epidemic.
Will you Tweetchat with us?August 2014
IN THIS ISSUE: We are excited to announce that PreventObesity will be guest hosting tomorrow's #foodfri Tweetchat with Momsrising - this week focusing on
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