Wednesday 01 Oct 2014

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Becky Comet from The Biggest Loser: This is my story.

Family medical history — before The Biggest Loser, I was running from mine. Heart disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure, strokes — throw in Type 2 diabetes and you’re looking at my family history. And that was just my parents […]

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SimpleScience@Heart: Sesame Street characters teach heart-healthy lessons to preschoolers

When Sesame Street characters talk about heart health, your kids may listen — and learn. After five months of lessons from Sesame Street characters, preschoolers in Bogotá, Colombia improved

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McGowan Fund springboards childhood obesity prevention initiative with inaugural funding

The statistics are alarming.  More than a quarter of U.S. preschool children ages 2-5 are overweight or obese. Many of these children spend most of their day in