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Rants & Raves

...With the character of people they have running GRU, I would drive 100 miles before I would use their facility. TO "COMBAT OBESITY, the FDA is posting new calorie rules on food sellers. Find such an authority in the U.S. Constitution, if you can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-13/rants-raves
Georgia still 38th in health ranking

...limited availability of dentists.In the past two years, obesity increased from 28 percent of Georgia adults to 30.3 percent...said, "the less likely you're obese.''Nationally, the obesity rate rose from 27.6 percent to 29.4 percent of adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/georiga-still-38th-health-ra
Georgia, South still low in health rankings

...limited availability of dentists.In the past two years, obesity increased from 28 percent of Georgia adults to 30.3 percent...said, "the less likely you're obese.''Nationally, the obesity rate rose from 27.6 percent to 29.4 percent of adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-13/georgia-south-still-low-heal
Hard to swallow

...sell ? as if caloric ignorance was causing the nation's obesity problem.Commonsense nutritional data has been available...follow-up study published by the International Journal of Obesity in 2011 found no evidence that mandatory calorie labeling affected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-12/hard-swallow
Uninsured in South Carolina eligible for Healthy Connections Checkup screenings

...out.The program, named Healthy Connections Checkup, provides physical exams every other year that include screenings for obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and several types of cancer. The coverage that began Aug. 1 expanded on a 20-year-old state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-11-29/uninsured-south-carolina-eli
Rants & Raves

...before the kids enter your house. Good grief, be thankful the kids love playing an outdoor activity and hopefully not develop obesity, diabetes and other health problems. MIKE PADGETT MUST have done something truly horrible to have had a stretch of that ugly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/rants-raves
New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

...about the products they consume," FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said. The effort is just one way Americans can combat obesity, she added.The menus and menu boards will tell diners that a 2,000-calorie diet is used as the basis for daily nutrition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/new-fda-rules-will-put-cal
Georgia agencies cooperate on obesity campaign

...government's effort to curb childhood obesity.Wednesday, more than 30 agencies...can turn this tide and make childhood obesity a thing that's in decline," said Lt...exercise and who has championed multiple obesity programs.One in three Georgia third-graders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-27/georgia-agencies-coopera
Health care providers trained to communicate more effectively about childhood obesity

When talking about childhood obesity, health care providers aren't getting the message across to...initiative of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to combat childhood obesity in Georgia."Health care providers are uncomfortable having that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-05-21/health-care-providers-traine
Fight obesity, curb food stamps, SC official says

...public health chief says further restricting what people can buy with food stamps might be a way to cut down on the state's obesity problem. Department of Health and Environmental Control director Catherine Templeton told The Associated Press on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-06/fight-obesity-curb-food-