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  • California schoolchildren growing fatter, but fitter too

    California schoolchildren growing fatter, but fitter too
    Six years after California instituted a statewide effort to pare fat and boost fitness in its schoolchildren, the kids haven't reversed the trend of growing obesity in their ranks. But they are fitter and, as a group, have slowed the growth of obesity,...
  • Interview: Common wishes timing of White House controversy could've been better

    Interview: Common wishes timing of White House controversy could've been better
    Common made headlines in May when conservatives criticized first Lady Michelle Obama for inviting him to the White House, but the Chicago rapper/actor — known for being a positive and politically conscious rapper, not the controversial thug some...
  • Michelle Obama stresses importance of girls pursuing science

    Michelle Obama stresses importance of girls pursuing science
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama on Monday touted the importance of girls pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, though admitted she became a lawyer because she was “bad at these subjects.” Obama addressed...
  • A writer's experience with the Shake Weight

    A writer's experience with the Shake Weight
    Toned arms are a hot commodity. Thanks to Michelle Obama, everybody wants them. But is it possible to achieve this look with very little effort? I was determined to find out, but with a full-time job and a 5-year-old, a personal trainer wasn't an option....
  • Burbank mayor gets his 'move' on

    Burbank mayor gets his 'move' on
    Burbank did it's part for the national Let's Move campaign on Saturday at Johnny Carson Park. Launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, Let's Move promotes family involvement in physical activities as a means to reduce childhood obesity. Burbank Unified...
  • Jumping for the record books

    Jumping for the record books
    Students at Toll Middle School on Wednesday took part in a nationwide effort to break the world record for the most people doing jumping jacks at the same time. The event was sponsored by First Lady Michelle Obama in conjunction with National...
  • Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America

    Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America
    In anticipation of nationwide "Food Day" (Oct. 24) events, the Center For Science in the Public Interest has released the Terrible Ten food issues that the group believes plague American health.  Some of the biggest offenders, according to the Washington...
  • $10K asking price for photo with Michelle Obama at fundraiser

    $10K asking price for photo with Michelle Obama at fundraiser
    When first lady Michelle Obama comes home to Chicago next Tuesday, a group photo with her at a campaign fundraiser won’t come cheap. The asking price for a ticket to a "family photo reception" is $10,000, according to an invitation to the event....
  • Michelle Obama to attend fundraiser, make two Chicago stops to push nutritious food

    Michelle Obama to attend fundraiser, make two Chicago stops to push nutritious food
    WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama’s office released details tonight of her planned visit Chicago on Tuesday, including two stops related to efforts to conquer the country’s “food deserts,” which are regions lacking...
  • Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy

    Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy
    When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly. Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
  • Michelle Obama bringing nutrition battle to Chicago

    Michelle Obama bringing nutrition battle to Chicago
    First lady Michelle Obama visits Chicago today for the dual purpose of addressing the problem of food deserts and attending a campaign fundraiser. The first lady will make a campaign visit in Detroit at midday Tuesday, then plans two stops in Chicago...