Access to places for safe physical activity on the rise

September 4, 2014

By Ana B. Ibarra Physical activity among adults and teens is on the rise, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2014 revealed that 54.5 percent of youths in the country have access to parks or playground areas, recreation centers, community […]

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There’s more to ending childhood obesity than ‘Eat Less, Walk More’

July 16, 2013

By Ross Brenneman The American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation held a joint conference in Washington yesterday about fighting obesity in America. The conference, “Signs of Progress,” highlighted 11 areas in the United States with declining obesity rates, with teams of panelists and keynote speakers brought in from those places to discuss successes. […]

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