Aug 17, 2013
Free screening of film on obesity, health in Monticello
The Sullivan County Rural Health Network is sponsoring a free screening of the HBO documentary "The Weight of the Nation" on Aug. 24 at the Callicoon Theater.
Monday Essentials: Beat The Heat, Obesity Series, Holcomb and Thurmond Speaking
On Monday, June 17, Tucker resident and registered dietitian Barbara Stahnke will continue her presentation and discussion of HBO's four-part The Weight of the Nation series.
The films, which premiere tonight on HBO, spotlight youth who are taking the initiative to change the food and physical activity environments in their communities as a way to combat the growing obesity epidemic.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
'The Weight of the Nation for Kids' A North Carolina teen tries to get her family to follow her lead of changing to a more healthful diet at home.
Centre Daily Times
Jan Ulbrecht | Open up about obesity
Is obesity a personal matter or a community issue? Is it the responsibility of the health care system, government or of the individual to address obesity? Throughout the month of April, community members have been raising these and other questions when they go to the State Theatre in State College and approach the microphone after screenings of the ... (more)