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Coke Ad: It Takes 23 Minutes to Burn off a Soda

posted on June 6, 2014 at 2:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its soda. In the ad, the world's biggest beverage maker asks what would happen if people... Full Story

White House Gives Out $60,000 For Healthy Apps

posted on September 30, 2010 at 2:09 PM

WASHINGTON — The White House is giving out $60,000 to University of Southern California students and other contest winners who created phone apps to encourage exercise and healthy eating. Full Story

First Lady Begins Fight Against Childhood Obesity

posted on February 12, 2010 at 12:02 PM

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE (AP) – 2 days ago WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama on Tuesday unveiled "Let's Move" — her national public awareness campaign against childhood obesity, a problem she says concerns her both as first lady and as a mom. Full Story

The Super-Sizing of America

posted on December 5, 2003 at 8:12 PM

The Super-Sizing of America
The Centers for Disease Control estimates more than half of the United States population is overweight. Market to Market reports on the costs of obesity in America. Full Story

Walk The Walk

posted on April 11, 2003 at 8:04 PM

"Put on your Adidas, if you don't want diabetes…" New research suggests that women who resist the temptation to be "couch potatoes" and take a walk every day dramatically reduce their risks of contracting a life-threatening disease. Full Story

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