Childhood Obesity

Schools Sending ‘Fat Letters’ To Parents About Overweight ChildrenMany schools are sending notes home to parents, telling them their children are overweight.
Hawaiian Gardens Fights Childhood Obesity With New School ProgramTri-City Regional Medical Center, ABC Unified and city officials Wednesday launched Activate Hawaiian Gardens, a program focused on reducing childhood obesity.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
'Let's Move CA' Aims To Combat Childhood ObesityLocal leaders are launching a new campaign called Let's Move California! to help combat childhood obesity in the state.
UCLA Student Honored At The White House As 'Champion Of Change'UCLA student Cameron Hajialiakbar was among 10 people honored at a White House ceremony Thursday as a "Champion of Change."
'Sugar' Seeks Sweet Revenge For 'High Fructose Corn Sugar' AdsA not-so-sweet battle is heading into a local courtroom Wednesday. The manufacturers of high fructose corn sugar (HFCS) are trying to dodge a lawsuit filed by the cane and beet "real sugar" growers.
Study: California Child Obesity Rates DipChildhood obesity rates in California fell slightly from 2005-2010 in a sign that the state might be starting to get a handle of the childhood obesity epidemic, according to a study released Wednesday by UCLA and the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.
LAUSD Kicks Off New Program To Fight Childhood ObesityA new campaign to fight childhood obesity is kicking off Monday within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Try Erin's Baked Goods To Help Fight Childhood ObesityErin Baker is using the unusual combination of baked goods and healthy eating to help fight childhood obesity.
Irvine Man Accused Of Running $2.4M Obesity ScamAn Irvine man has pleaded not guilty in an investment scheme that allegedly scammed $2.4 million out of investors who were promised he would develop a product to combat childhood obesity.