Childhood obesity

School Junk Food Vending Machine

Study: Junk Food In Schools Isn’t A Problem

Parents and schools have worried in recent years about the inclusion of junk food in schools; but a new study said all of that worry is for nothing.

CBS4–01/17/2012

Childhood Obesity

Obama Inspiring Students To Lose Weight

President Barack Obama has a full plate with the budget deficit, a jobs plan, and the 2012 election beginning already. But, he is still taking time to try to help America’s children.

CBS4–09/19/2011

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First Lady Applauds Healthier Meals In S. Fla. Restaurants & Nationwide

First Lady Michelle Obama has taken another step forward in her campaign against childhood obesity and it will affect the food you eat at some South Florida restaurants.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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Fight Childhood Obesity With Miami-Dade’s ‘Fit-to-Play’ Program

The Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department has jumped into the county’s fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–09/13/2011

(Photo Source: Miami Dade Public Schools)  Star Food Healthy Express vending machines at Miami-Dade high schools will offer choices like yogurt parfaits and wraps this year.

Miami-Dade School Cafeterias Get High-Tech, Healthy Makeovers

When Miami-Dade students go back to school on Monday, some of them will notice their cafeterias have undergone high-tech, healthy makeovers and it’s all about battling childhood obesity in South Florida.

CBS4–08/19/2011

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Hialeah Launches Initiative To Combat Childhood Obesity

The Miami-Dade County School Board has joined the City of Hialeah’s fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–08/11/2011

(Photo Credit: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

S. Fla.-Based Burger King Among Restaurants Making Kids Menus Healthier

South Florida-based fast food giant Burger King is one of 19 restaurant chains to offer healthier kids meals in the nationwide fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–07/13/2011

Childhood Obesity

Pediatricians Rip Media For Increasing Childhood Obesity

MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – The American Academy of Pediatrics has taken aim at the media saying television ads for sugary and fatty foods are playing a role in the childhood obesity epidemic in a new policy […]

CBS4–06/27/2011

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Kids take part in the Crossfit Kids class in South Miami.

Crossfit Kids Teaches Importance Of Exercise & Nutrition

A new program at a South Miami gym teaches kids the importance of exercise and nutrition in fighting childhood obesity.

CBS4–06/17/2011

School Junk Food Vending Machine

Putnam: School Vending Machines Too Sweet

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam may shut down or restrict the use of vending machines in public schools in response to what he says is a public health epidemic of obesity that left unchecked will cost the state millions in health care costs.

CBS4–05/19/2011

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