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mHealth Training: Developing Mobile Health Interventions to Treat Pediatric Obesity

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Returning for the second time, this successful training offers a primer on the use of mobile health (mHealth) for obesity treatment in the medical … Continue reading

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New commentary explores the negative impact of weight bias

Theodore Kyle and Rebecca Puhlare are participants on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Obesity Solutions. In a new commentary, Kyle and Puhlare examine the negative impact of weight bias on finding solutions to the obesity epidemic.

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Help CDC spread the word about obesity during September’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Approximately 1 of every 5 (17%) children in the United States has obesity, and certain groups of children are more affected than others. Childhood obesity puts children at early risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease—conditions … Continue reading

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