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Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Newsweek Highlights Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Posted by: Rachelle Mirkin

"When we come together as a nation and really commit ourselves, we can do it," says Robert Wood Johnson Foundation CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. "If we can get that kind of resolve, we'll be able to create a legacy of healthy children and a healthier nation." Our future depends on it.

Last week's issue of Newsweek addresses childhood obesity as its cover story and includes other articles on the issue and a column by Michelle Obama.  Check it out at The article includes numerous mentions of RWJF grantees and partners and many NICHQ National Advisory Council members are quoted.

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