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Subway suspends ties with Jared after raid

...investigation" of a former employee of the Jared Foundation, an organization founded by Fogle to raise awareness about childhood obesity. Subway did not immediately say whether that employee was former foundation executive director Russell Taylor.The company...
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We must fight childhood obesity among minority students

...often I see young adults who developed obesity during childhood. Some of them now a preventable disease, as are other obesity-related ones, like heart disease...less healthy lives than their parents. Obesity's impact is even more problematic for...
Suicide, obesity rates increase in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The rates for suicide, obesity and infant deaths in Alaska have increased...Health Director Ward Hurlburt said that obesity has become one of the state's most expensive health problems. Complications from obesity such as diabetes and high blood pressure...
Anti-obesity campaign is reasonable and well-grounded

...Michelle Obama launched her campaign against obesity, she's drawn increasing criticism from...big-government playbook for fighting obesity. In fact, a large part of the more insidious "solutions" to the obesity problem being promoted by much of the...
Outside editorial: Getting a grip on the obesity debate

...According to contrarian views of the obesity/overweight issue, the concern is overblown...challenges the link between health problems and obesity. Some naysayers suggest the antifat campaign...Centers for Disease Control (CDC), obesity rates leveled off last year, but are...
DOT's 'Reflectosaurus' goes to safety school

...mission of the Safe Routes to School program is to teach kids about being safe and being seen, and (also about) fighting obesity by getting them out and physically moving," Moulton said.The program is part of an international effort to encourage children...
Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...Children from Nature Deficit Disorder," points out that there are links between a disconnect with nature and depression, obesity, attention disorders and other negative trends in children. He puts forth the controversial hypothesis that playing outside...
Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at 91

...dress, size 18, with the bustle and sides let out.She was carrying 214 pounds on her 5-foot-7 frame when she went to an obesity clinic sponsored by the New York City Board of Health in 1961 and began picking up tips that slowly seemed to work.No skipping...
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France OKs health care bill targeting anorexia, cigarettes

...model of some fast-food chains, the bill would ban free-refill soda fountains in restaurants in a move aimed at combatting obesity.Touraine, speaking in parliament, noted that the free-refill policy was "common in other countries, ... is spreading...
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Empire Readers' Council: Don't mess with Daylight Saving Time

...attacks on the Monday after DST started. These people were already vulnerable to heart disease due to risk factors such as obesity and hypertension. While the study found an association between the Daylight Saving Time changeover and more heart attack admissions...


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