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Ask Dr. Sandy: How Do I Talk To My Child About Weight?

If you have a child, or children, who are among the third of our kids who’re overweight, be careful how you approach them to talk to them about it. You don’t want your kid to suffer from disordered...

October 23, 2013

Baby Steps In the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

The CDC just released the nation’s latest report card on childhood obesity. For several decades, obesity rates in pre-schoolers rose. Then, from 2003-2008, there seemed to be a plateau. Now, for the...

August 9, 2013

Georgia Resources to Shape Up

Word is out from the CDC Georgians are indeed as fat as we appear. Officially, 28% of us breezed past “overweight” and into the “obese” category. According to the CDC, the definitions for those...

August 21, 2012

Let's Walk the Walk, People

It has been about two weeks since I arrived in Atlanta and one of the things that I realized earlier on is that I can’t get anywhere without a car. This is quite difficult for me because back in...

July 19, 2012

Making Strides Against Childhood Obesity

Georgia ranks in the top five for fattest states in the nation. Our children are not an exception to this ranking. Dr. Mark L. Wulkan says the obesity epidemic in Georgia ranks it second in the...

June 11, 2012