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Over the last 200 years scientific advances have improved health and wealth around the world. One result is improved access to food despite an exponential growth of the world’s population. This has not been without problems however, as the increased intake of calories from food accompanied by less physical activity to burn off calories has been associated with a dramatic rise in obesity. Recognition of this problem has led to efforts to control the problem. On this edition of Line One we will discuss some of the efforts to prevent childhood obesity in Alaska and review the evidence for their success.
- Alaska Alliance for Healthy Kids
- State of Alaska: Obesity Prevention and Control Program
- State of Alaska: Play Everyday
- Healthy Futures AK
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Anchorage, Alaska: Signs of Progress Toward Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic
HOST : Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician
- Karol Fink, M.S., R.D., State of Alaska, Obesity Prevention and Control Program Manager, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Cindy Norquest, program director for Healthy Futures , the signature program of the nonprofit Alaska Sports Hall of Fame
LIVE BROADCAST: August 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: August 19, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
DR. WOODARD’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Cleveland Clinic
- Mayo Clinic
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
- Science Based Medicine
- Super Smart Health
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The GOP says upcoming film projects by the networks show "clear favoritism" toward potential Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. The networks say the films aren't even finished and have nothing to do with their campaign coverage. But Republicans say they won't debate on CNN or NBC.
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