| Mar. 02, 2010 |
A look at how well Kansans’ nutritional intake conforms to the national recommended dietary guidelines.
| Nov. 08, 2006 |
A new statewide survey shows that racial and ethnic minorities in Kansas, particularly blacks and Hispanics, are more likely than their white counterparts, to be overweight or obese.
| Nov. 01, 2006 |
The growing awareness of the social and medical impact of overweight and obesity has encouraged the development of local, state and federal initiatives. These efforts are particularly important when they target youth, because eating and activity patterns established in childhood have been shown to carry into adulthood. To better understand the health environment for Kansas youth, this study examined key policies and practices that affect public school children across the state.
| Oct. 18, 2006 |
Obesity is recognized as a public health problem, but has it also become a public policy problem that demands the attention of policymakers?
| Aug. 01, 2004 |
The epidemic of obesity is one of the greatest risks to Americans' health. Public health experts have projected that 500,000 Americans will die from diseases associated with obesity in 2005.
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