Navigation Links
Childhood Obesity Institute Symposium at Children's National Medical Center Zeroes in on the Importance of Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Curb Childhood Obesity
Date:5/27/2010

.aspx?utm_source=pressrelease&utm_medium=5-25-2010&utm_campaign=obesity-symposium" onclick="linkClick( this.href );" target="_blank" title="Joseph Wright, MD, MPH">Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, on how academic medical centers, like Children’s National, can serve as a voice for the most vulnerable populations, including children.
  • Anita Chandra, DrPH, a lead investigator on the Children’s commissioned RAND Pediatric Health Needs in Washington, DC, report, highlighted some of the access challenges for many residents of Washington, DC, including: few grocery stores, the large number of food carryouts that lack healthy options in urban neighborhoods, and the lack of places for children to exercise safely in inner-city areas.
  • An assessment of current policy, and the next steps to move forward, from Christine Ferguson, JD, of George Washington University.
  • Examples of how behavior modification models, when properly targeted can have a significant impact if applied early on in life. Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD, of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, presented an intervention that helps curb binge eating in childhood to prevent the establishment of this eating disorder before it becomes an ingrained habit.

  • In keeping with the mission of the Children’s National Obesity Institute, attendees were challenged by speakers to engage at all levels, starting with providing effective and accessible care to families, researching comprehensive solutions, educating the community about how to have an impact, and advocating for policies that will reinforce the importance of
    '/>"/>
    Source: PRWeb
    Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
    All rights reserved  

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5

    Related medicine news :

    1. Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Health Problems Throughout Life
    2. First-ever World Health Assembly resolution to fight childhood pneumonia
    3. Heart Disease Among Childhood Cancer Survivors Tied to Gene Mutations
    4. High-fat ketogenic diet effectively treats persistent childhood seizures
    5. Rate of Childhood Peanut Allergies More Than Triples
    6. Childhood psychological problems create long-term economic losses, study finds
    7. Rate of childhood peanut allergies more than tripled from 1997 to 2008
    8. No Link Between Childhood Infections, Autism
    9. Survivors of childhood cancers 4 times more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder
    10. The childhood obesity epidemic: How do we stop it?
    11. Childhood obesity interventions must begin early, UCSF experts say
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    Related Image:
    Childhood Obesity Institute Symposium at Children's National Medical Center Zeroes in on the Importance of Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Curb Childhood Obesity
    (Date:7/25/2014)... Mahendra Trivedi and his wife Dahryn Trivedi ... Power’ on Saturday, July 26, 2014. People from all ... transforming event as they will get a chance to ... are left for the commencement of this rare event. ... Dahryn Trivedi (his wife) and Alice Branton will provide ...
    (Date:7/25/2014)... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer of The ... the pot by revealing to the whole world, including even ... Satan, the devil, in his new article. , Yisrayl says ... and carried out by the Catholic Church. He says this ... Inspired Holy Scriptures and replacing it with titles such as ...
    (Date:7/25/2014)... Recently, the largest herpes dating website ... that there had been a large increase in the number ... Living with a sexually transmitted disease can be difficult, but ... from all around the world who manage to go on ... many STDs including HSV, HPV, HIV, chlamydia, thrush, syphilis, hepatitis, ...
    (Date:7/25/2014)... As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, ... and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy ... successful Austin, Texas based "Xocai Activ Drink" author, is scheduled ... to promote the up and coming mxicorp.com/company/igc Eric Worre engagement ... been a leader in the Network Marketing Profession for over ...
    (Date:7/24/2014)... Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... implant can be affected by the width of the ... to hold the implant. A variety of methods exist, ... and subsequent augmentation techniques. The ridge-split graft is highlighted ... , The Journal of Oral Implantology offers a ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mahendra Trivedi to Host an Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ 2Health News:Mahendra Trivedi to Host an Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ 3Health News:Yisrayl Hawkins Says You Have Been Tricked Into Worshipping Satan in New Article 2Health News:The Number of People Living With HSV and HPV Greatly Increased- Survey on PositiveSingles.com 2Health News:Austin, Texas Based "Xocai Activ Drink" Author, Adam Paul Green, to Visit Niigata Japan to Promote mxicorp.com/company/igc Eric Worre Speaking Engagement 2Health News:Austin, Texas Based "Xocai Activ Drink" Author, Adam Paul Green, to Visit Niigata Japan to Promote mxicorp.com/company/igc Eric Worre Speaking Engagement 3Health News:Austin, Texas Based "Xocai Activ Drink" Author, Adam Paul Green, to Visit Niigata Japan to Promote mxicorp.com/company/igc Eric Worre Speaking Engagement 4Health News:A Comparison of Graft Techniques for the Alveolar Ridge Prior to Oral Implant 2Health News:A Comparison of Graft Techniques for the Alveolar Ridge Prior to Oral Implant 3
    ... Pediatric cancer researchers at The Children,s Hospital of Philadelphia ... medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumor typically found in ... of this cancer, and holds intriguing clues to gene ... for future therapies. The most common cancerous brain ...
    ... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) ... Thursday in the latest legal challenge to the constitutionality of ... -- that nearly all Americans must carry health insurance or ... in Virginia sided with that state,s attorney general, who contended ...
    ... (ACP) today made a guide to help inform consumers about ... Consumer Guide to Understanding Health System Reform is an ... a way that clearly explains what the law has changed, ... take effect. It was developed by ACP and AARP, ...
    ... Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food ... new look at data that may indicate potential safety problems ... ruled in 2009 that mercury used in so-called amalgam dental ... science is and if there are gaps," said the panel,s ...
    ... , THURSDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new U.S. ... largely through sodas. And the more caffeine they consumed, the ... Medical Center surveyed the parents of more than 200 children, ... pediatric clinic. The parents were asked about the types and ...
    ... but an important one: The number of babies who die ... percent on New Year,s Day. The suspected reason? Alcohol consumption ... Phillips of the University of California, San Diego, the study ... is published in the journal Addiction . The spike, ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:CHOP experts collaborate in gene survey of childhood brain cancer; intriguing clues found 2Health News:Court Fight Over Health-Care Reform Shifts to Florida 2Health News:Court Fight Over Health-Care Reform Shifts to Florida 3Health News:Court Fight Over Health-Care Reform Shifts to Florida 4Health News:FDA Panel Calls for Safety Review of Mercury in Dental Fillings 2Health News:FDA Panel Calls for Safety Review of Mercury in Dental Fillings 3Health News:SIDS spikes on New Year's Day 2
    (Date:7/24/2014)... Mass. , July 24, 2014 Decision ... pulmonologists in the EU5 countries ( France ... , Spain and the ... positive view of the first once-daily long-acting beta2 agonist/inhaled ... expect robust uptake of Relvar as a first-line LABA/ICS ...
    (Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Boston Children,s ... Tomorrow (#PedInno14), will feature an "Innovation Tank" – ... an opportunity to pitch their business or product solution ... funding and feedback on how to accelerate the innovation ... occurring the morning of Friday, October 31, will be ...
    (Date:7/24/2014)... 2014  To help health care organizations better ... impact patient care and the bottom line, Novation ... "Innovations in Cardiovascular Devices."  The ... details on promising new technologies that can help ... these options impact the supply chain.   According to ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Surveyed EU5 Pulmonologists Expect that Relvar, the First Once-Daily LABA/ICS FDC, Will Experience Healthy Uptake in Asthma 2Surveyed EU5 Pulmonologists Expect that Relvar, the First Once-Daily LABA/ICS FDC, Will Experience Healthy Uptake in Asthma 3Taking on Tomorrow to Feature "Innovation Tank" Pitch Opportunity for Aspiring Pediatric Health Care Entrepreneurs 2Taking on Tomorrow to Feature "Innovation Tank" Pitch Opportunity for Aspiring Pediatric Health Care Entrepreneurs 3New Novation CV Watch Shows Recent Technology Innovations Could Drive Cardiovascular Product Costs Up by as Much as 35 Percent 2New Novation CV Watch Shows Recent Technology Innovations Could Drive Cardiovascular Product Costs Up by as Much as 35 Percent 3
    ... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
    ... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
    ... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
    ... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
    Medicine Products: