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Text messaging: A valuable mHealth...

The use of mobile phone technolog...

Coding and Billing for Shared Medi...

In a time when we have to optimiz...

Discussions

Obesity as a disease - do you agre...

On Tuesday, the AMA reclassified...

Facebook - a tool for tracking obe...

I love this! Scientists are turning to...

Can banning sugary drinks slow obe...

It's all over the news in the New York...

CDC study shows alcohol accounts f...

Not sure how many of you have seen...

New study suggests being overweigh...

A new study published recently in JAMA...

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Demand Soaring for Family Doctors ...

The family doctor is going to be the m...

Obesity System Influence Diagram

To view the full map, click on the ...

ChooseMyPlate- Communities on the ...

This challenge invited faith-based, co...

ChooseMyPlate- Fruits and Veggies ...

Americans were asked to show how they'...

CDC Childhood Obesity Tools and Re...

September is Childhood Obesity Awaren...

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More Education, Not Income, Fights...

Via the Center for Advancing Health- ...

Victories against childhood obesit...

Via amednews.com- Health care professi...

A.M.A. Recognizes Obesity as a Dis...

VIa the NYT- The American Medical Asso...

SurroundHealth poll reveals skepti...

Poll of SurroundHealth members on t...

Know your BMI: Docs urged to scree...

Although a sense of urgency concern...

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