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To tackle the nation's fat issue, everybody has to get moving

...example.In other breaking "fat news," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion ranks Augusta fifth on the list of top 10 fattest cities in the nation. Twenty-seven percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-09-23/tackle-nations-f
Richmond County Board of Health endorses extended smoking ban

...places but allows it in bars and restaurants that do not serve anyone younger than 18, said Sadie Stockton, a chronic disease prevention/health promotion program coordinator for the East Central Health District, based in Augusta.Advocates such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-07-12/richmond-county-board-he
Advocates, opponents argue merits of tighter Augusta smoking ban before hearing

...smoke in an outdoor setting such as a playground is harmless, that is not the case, said Sadie Stockton, the chronic disease prevention/health promotion program coordinator for East Central Health District."Especially if you have an asthmatic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-10-09/advocates-opponents-argue-me
Schools beef up bans on tobacco

...East Central Public Health District to create tobacco-free schools. Sadie Stockton, the health district's chronic disease prevention program coordinator, said school support is vital to the health department's efforts to curb tobacco use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/23/met_470513.shtml
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Group urges asthma training

...aren't aware of what's happening, sometimes they don't know how to respond," said Sadie Stockton, chronic disease prevention coordinator with the East Central Health District in Augusta and a member of the coalition. Part of that training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/21/met_148692.shtml
Metro
States are at bottom on health

...in Augusta is continuing to educate schoolchildren about the dangers of tobacco, said Sadie Stockton, the chronic disease prevention program coordinator. "The big issue is to prevent children from ever starting," she said. Reach Tom Corwin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/06/met_107282.shtml
Metro
Walk the walk, talk the talk when it comes to tobacco and kids

...at the following websites: www.healthfinder.gov The Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. www.health.gov U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. www.easthealthdistrict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/liv_402224.shtml
Life & style
Study up before you make a weight reduction decision

...25-29.9: Overweight 30 and above: Obese 40 and above: Morbidly obese Source: The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Reach Erica C. Cline at (706) 828-2946 or erica.cline@augustachronicle.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/11/liv_400624.shtml
Life & style
The morbidly obese

...97 million people in America are obese. In a study conducted from 1991 to 1998, the National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion found that, nationally, obesity increased from 12 percent to nearly 18 percent of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/13/ent_306453.shtml
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Capsules

...eating the recommended five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, said Ruowei Li of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Consumption of these foods increased from 19 percent of the American population in 1990...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/02/ent_298052.shtml
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