Childhood Obesity

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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NYC’s Sugary Drink Ban Catches Hickenlooper’s Attention

New York City’s proposed ban on large sugary drinks sounds extreme – but the governor of the nation’s leanest state is listening.

06/07/2012

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Students Get Fit With Flat 14ers Program

Students across Colorado continue to climb mountains no matter how cold it gets outside. They’re stepping it up as part of the Flat 14ers program.

02/17/2012

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Weakened School Trans Fats Ban Advances In Colorado

The nation’s leanest state has backed off a sweeping trans fats ban for public schools in favor of a weaker version intended to reduce childhood obesity.

02/16/2012

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Lawmakers Hammer Out Compromise On Physical Education Bill

A bill that would make physical education mandatory in schools got a step closer to becoming law on Tuesday. A compromise was hammered out that allowed it to pass.

03/29/2011

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Colorado Considers More Physical Activity In Schools

Colorado lawmakers are starting work on mandatory recess or physical activity requirements for schools.

02/07/2011

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Child Obesity Summit Held In Denver

Community members and the U.S Surgeon General’s Office teamed up on Saturday to battle childhood obesity.

02/05/2011

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