Navigation Links
AMA Joins First Lady in Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Date:2/9/2010

CHICAGO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is attributable to J. James Rohack, M.D., President, American Medical Association:

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO)

"The American Medical Association is pleased to support First Lady Michelle Obama in the Let's Move Campaign. As the nation's largest physician organization, we have long worked to address obesity and are committed to reenergizing our programs and communications this year to focus on children's needs related to obesity prevention and management.

"As part of our focus on childhood obesity, we will be expanding the AMA Healthier Life Steps toolkit to include action plans for healthy eating and increased physical activity for children. We have also joined with the California Medical Association Foundation to bring their Obesity Prevention Project nationwide and encourage physicians to become more engaged in preventing and managing childhood obesity.

"The AMA is looking forward to intensifying our obesity efforts and working with Mrs. Obama to advance this important initiative and help improve the health of our nation's children."

SOURCE American Medical Association


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Medical Association
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Joins the Commission on Cancer
2. NASA Joins Austin Marathon Expo, Inspires Students
3. PJ Johnson Joins StatCom as Enterprise VP, Southeast Region
4. The Chicago Office of McDonald Hopkins Continues to Expand: Healthcare Attorney, Charles F. MacKelvie, Joins the Firms National Healthcare and Healthcare Restructuring Practice Groups
5. Mary Kay Thalken Joins StatCom as Enterprise VP, Western Region
6. CallSource joins Starkey Hearing Foundation to Tackle Children's Hearing Loss in Super Bowl Mission
7. Robert Naticchia Joins CONNEXION Healthcare as Executive Vice President, Client Services
8. Industry Advisor Joins OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc.
9. Worlds #1 Health Brand for Kids Joins Forces With Worlds #1 In-School Childrens Theatre
10. Oncology Industry Veteran, Joe Baffone, Joins onPoint Oncology, LLC.
11. U.S. Department of Justice Alleges Johnson & Johnson Paid Kickbacks to Steer Nursing Home Prescriptions: Joins Chicago Pharmacist's Whistleblower Case
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... In an ... today GrassrootsHealth, a public health promotion and research organization, declared May as “National ... society, and other shifts in cultural behavior over the past several decades, Americans ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... ProList is a set of ... . With ProList, editors can easily create lists for presentations, youtube productions, and ... bullet points. ProList is the perfect complement to presentation style videos. , ProList ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... engineer of patented products, announces the Everlasting Glove, a sports invention that aids ... Athletic and Sporting Goods Manufacturing industry is worth $9 billion," says Scott Cooper, ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Cirius, ... patent for its innovative Secure Messaging platform, which includes secure, private messaging, large ... patent extends Cirius’s portfolio of patents around innovative features for securing, tracking, and ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Somnoware Healthcare ... today announced it has secured $9 million in Series A funding led by ... investment will be used by Somnoware to further fulfill its mission to connect, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has ... Cell Therapy Market Outlook 2020" report to their ... , ,Recombinant technology has improved significantly in past years ... developed in coming years. Many cancer drugs have been ... therapies are also expected to be developed with its ...
(Date:5/3/2016)...  While you may be familiar with watching a film or TV show in high definition, ... 8MP in the Medical Industry.  Ampronix  is a renowned authorized reseller of the medical industry,s ... - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160502/362730 ... ... ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Specialty Silicone ... tool that shows how a cleanroom works. The ... discussions about science and technology. ... "As a technology company, SSF enthusiastically supports the ... help educators foster the next generation of innovators. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: