NCCOR member quoted: College students’ weighty choices bring obesity to forefront

May 24, 2012

May 23, 2012, Southern Maryland Online By Sydney Carter Control over their live choices is part of the college experience for students. But that authority is not without cost: Schedules […]

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More than half of overweight and obese adolescents have heart disease risk, CDC study says

May 22, 2012

Half the nation’s overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol, or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research […]

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Active Living Research launches enhanced website

May 17, 2012

The Active Living Research (ALR) program recently redesigned their website,, to make it easier for users to search for information and resources on active living and identify key evidence […]

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New animated videos demonstrate how to use NCCOR’s Catalogue and Registry tools

May 14, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently released two videos that provide users with step-by-step instructions on how to navigate NCCOR’s Catalogue and Registry online tools.

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NCCOR members receive awards for making strides to combat obesity

May 9, 2012

On May 8, at Weight of the Nation’s Pioneering Innovation Awards ceremony, three members of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) received awards in recognition of their work […]

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Promoting consumer dietary behavior change through innovative communications

May 8, 2012

On May 7, at a forum on healthy eating, physical activity, and obesity, Robert Post, of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research […]

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Sharing NCCOR’s successes at 2012 Weight of the Nation™ Conference

May 4, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will be hosting a number of events at this year’s Weight of the Nation™ conference to share and promote the Collaborative’s successful […]

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AGree charts path to address challenges facing the food and agriculture system

May 3, 2012

May 2, 2012, Agree Today at a panel discussion, AGree, an initiative designed to inform and address food and agriculture policy issues through the direct engagement of diverse groups, unveiled […]

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New infographics to help users search NCCOR’s Catalogue and Registry

May 2, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently unveiled new infographics that provide users with a visual reference of the various options to sort or “filter” items in the […]

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Paying people to lose weight may backfire in the long run

April 30, 2012

Financial incentives are widely used in health behavior interventions. However, new research suggests that paying people to maintain a healthier lifestyle may actually lead them to gain weight and be […]

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