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Friday, April 9th, 2010

The White House Holds Childhood Obesity Forum

Posted by: Rachelle Mirkin

The White House is holding a childhood obesity forum, bringing together experts and industry leaders from across the country to discuss ways to combat the epidemic. First Lady Michelle Obama, Administration officials and Childhood Obesity Task Force members are discussing strategies and solutions to providing healthier food in schools, access to healthy, affordable food, and engaging and empowering parents. Tune in to a live stream at  http://www.whitehouse.gov/live/childhood-obesity-forum.

Dr. Christoffel is on NICHQ's National Advisory Council and shared her reflections on NACH's blog about her experience being at the White House for the meeting.

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