Monthly Archives: April 2013

2nd Annual Let’s Go! Childhood Obesity Conference

This conference has come and gone! For more information about upcoming conferences, please visit  TOWARDS ENDING CHILDHOOD OBESITY: How doctors, toddlers, and schools can stop an epidemic. Learn how to build capacity in your practice, in your community and for your patients. Take away material you can use the next day. Join us on September 11th, 12th… Read more »

Healthier families for a Healthier Planet

Authored by Karen Voci – Executive Director, Harvard Pilgrim Foundation It was wonderful (finally!) to hear President Obama put the rapidly warming earth at the top of his second term agenda in his inaugural speech: “we will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children… Read more »

What’s Your Screen Free Week Plan?

The week of April 29–May 5, 2013 is Screen Free Week, a week when kids and their parents turn off the TV, video games, computers, smart phones, and tablets and find healthier ways to have fun. What fun activities do you have planned? According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids ages 8–18 now spend, on… Read more »