Study finds deregulation fueling obesity epidemic

March 10, 2014

Governments could slow or even reverse the growing obesity epidemic if they introduced more regulation into the global market for fast foods such as burgers, chips, and fizzy drinks, researchers said on Feb 3. A study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO) suggested that if governments took firmer action, they could […]

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Webinar discusses how local governments can reduce food marketing to kids

July 22, 2013

Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is hosting a webinar “Marketing Matters: How Local Governments Can Address Food Marketing to Children” on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT The webinar will provide an overview of the role local governments can play to effectively reduce the marketing of […]

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