HBO’s Weight of the Nation series premieres new segment focused on children

May 6, 2013

In May 2012, HBO aired the four-part documentary series and public education initiative, “The Weight of the Nation™,” which explored the obesity epidemic in the United States. The project is back this May with a new series that focuses on the health of children and families called “The Weight of the Nation for Kids.” These […]

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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 to combat obesity.

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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 (NCCOR), discussed the USDA’s innovative approach for encouraging Americans to eat healthier.

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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 efforts to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of childhood obesity research.

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Inaugural WON Conference presentations available

July 1, 2009

Video presentations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Weight of the Nation (WON) Conference are available for viewing. WON was CDC’s Inaugural Conference on Obesity Prevention and Control, held July 27-29, 2009, in Washington, DC.

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