Startups compete to fight childhood obesity

December 18, 2012

By Erika Fry Ray Newlands calls himself “just a little guy from South Florida.” Kids call him “Short Chef”.  And while those descriptions are physically apt — he’s 5’5” — height is not what Newlands is known (or named) for: He wears shorts while he cooks. And he gets big laughs.

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PHA Introduces End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge

October 31, 2012

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and honorary chair Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis within a generation, is inviting anyone with a great idea for how eradicate this pressing public health issue to enter the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. The winning idea will receive […]

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