Head Back to School with NCCOR during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 1, 2021

This September, NCCOR will recognize National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (NCOAM) by featuring our best academic resources. Whether you are a graduate student, professor, or K-12 teacher, NCCOR can support your work this upcoming school year. Elementary, middle, and high school teachers, visit the NCCOR website when you need to: Plan a class or program […]

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Three ways NCCOR is accelerating progress to reduce Childhood Obesity

August 10, 2016

Rates of childhood obesity are finally beginning to slow, or even decline, in some communities, and this positive development lends urgency and momentum to childhood obesity research efforts. In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month this September, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is calling on partners, public health experts, health care […]

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Six ways to celebrate National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

August 28, 2015

Rates of childhood obesity are finally beginning to slow, or even decline, in some communities, and this positive development lends urgency and momentum to childhood obesity research efforts. In recognition of the start of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month on Sept. 1, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is calling on partners, public […]

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

September 19, 2014

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 usually associated with adulthood. There is no single or simple solution to childhood obesity.  It […]

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