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Stories Tagged "obesity"

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Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)
Full Program: Health experts say that 30 minutes of walking a day is as important as an apple in “keeping the doctor away.” Exercise can be life-enhancing even for those few among us who aren’t overweight. How do we keep enticing and encouraging ourselves to... 27:46 Read More »

Take One Step (Full Program) (#108)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Take One Step (Full Program) (#108)
Full Program: With 1.3 million Iowans overweight or dangerously obese, are we headed for a disaster? Are we sentencing our kids to a lifetime of weight-related problems? Assignment Iowa examines these questions and others. 27:14 Read More »

Discussion: Treating the Obesity Epidemic (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 10:33 PM

Vernon Delpesce and Carol Voss tackle questions about how to handle the obesity epidemic in America. Read More »

Discussion: Childhood Obesity (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 10:33 PM

Vernon Delpesce and Carol Voss discuss how obesity affects Iowa's children. Read More »

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)
When Belle Plaine’s Matt Hoover was cast on NBC's “The Biggest Loser 2” the former 190-pound athlete had ballooned to a staggering 339 pounds. After losing a total of 157 pounds, he walked away with the grand prize of $250,000, but more... 05:32 Read More »

Harkin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Harkin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (#108)
Iowa Senator Tom Harkin talks about his work with health and wellness, particularly with children. 04:59 Read More »

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