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Six ways to celebrate National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Rates of childhood obesity are finally beginning to slow, or even decline, in some communities, and this positive development lends urgency and momentum to childhood obesity research efforts.

In recognition of the start of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month on Sept. 1, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is calling on partners, public health and health care professionals, and others engaged with the movement to show their support for childhood obesity research.

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Connect & Explore: A New Model for Integrating Clinical-Community Systems and Tackling Obesity

NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar examines soon-to-be published research advocating a shift in the framework to prevent and treat obesity and related chronic diseases

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Latest Q&A from NCCOR webinar on childhood obesity declines and disparities

On July 14, NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar Series discussed childhood obesity declines, disparities, and opportunities to reconsider the design and impact of policies and interventions.

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