Obesity

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Disabled Md. Boy’s Stolen Specialty Trike Returned

Police in Hagerstown say they have recovered a therapeutic tricycle worth $8,000 that was stolen from a disabled 7-year-old boy.

07/31/2012

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Port Discovery Exhibit Encourages Children To Exercise With Interactive Activities

As childhood obesity rates skyrocket, a local children’s museum is trying to do its part to get kids moving. Thursday, a new exhibit opened at Port Discovery that’s designed to put a kick in their step.

06/21/2012

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Companies Join Md. Athletic Club’s Program To Get Their Employees To Exercise

Nearly half of Americans could become obese within the next 20 years. That’s the alarming prediction from a new study.

05/10/2012

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First Lady Applauds Olive Garden Announcement

Michelle Obama said Thursday that a pledge by the Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and its sister chains to serve healthier meals is a “breakthrough moment” for the industry.

09/15/2011

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Montgomery Co. Father Speaks Out About Son’s And Ex-Wife’s Murder-Suicide

Emotional reaction from the teenage boy’s father and what may have driven his mother to desperation.

08/05/2011

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Retailers To Bring Fresh Produce To 1,500 Places

Michelle Obama’s campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without broad access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods over the next few years.

07/20/2011

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Poll: Obesity Hits More Boomers Than Others In U.S.

Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too.

07/18/2011

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First Lady To Discuss Childhood Obesity In D.C.

First lady Michelle Obama is discussing her campaign to combat childhood obesity during a conference in Washington.

03/14/2011

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Johns Hopkins Screens Teens For Heart Disease

Catching it early. Hundreds of Maryland children could be facing serious health problems and not even know it. Kai Jackson explains why local children are being urged to get tested for heart disease. Doctors are […]

11/12/2010

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