Mon., June 24, 2013 5:00am
Researchers at the University of Georgia have been looking closely at teenage obesity.
Fri., March 22, 2013 2:04pm
State officials are taking aim at childhood obesity by getting kids more physical activity in the classroom. Department of Public Health Commissioner...
Tue., January 15, 2013 2:22pm
Atlanta-based Coca-Cola is taking on a challenging issue for the soft-drink: obesity. For the first time in its TV ads, the company is talking about...
Mon., November 26, 2012 6:00am
Nearly a quarter of a million dollars in federal grant funding will help bring locally grown food to school cafeterias in Georgia.
Wed., October 31, 2012 10:32am
Georgia health officials have announced that 21 schools have gotten grants to help fight childhood obesity. Twelve schools got up to $5,000 to...
Tue., September 25, 2012 4:01pm
Schools want to serve more local produce to kids, but Georgia farmers are not equipped to meet the demand.
Wed., September 19, 2012 10:00am
A new report forecasts a sharp rise in obesity in every American state over the next 20 years. Georgia is projected to remain in the middle of the...
Mon., September 3, 2012 9:56am
A new program set to begin in January in Colquitt County targets childhood obesity. It involves 600 third graders in 10 elementary schools.
Fri., August 10, 2012 7:25am
A University of Georgia researcher has won a $2.5 million federal grant for a community-based childhood obesity prevention program. The program in...
Wed., June 6, 2012 10:15am
In Georgia, one in five children is overweight. A special camp for obese kids run by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is now in its second summer....