First Lady Launches Initiative To Combat Childhood Obesity
First lady Michelle Obama is launching a campaign against childhood obesity called "Let's Move" that will include public service announcements, efforts to improve school nutrition and promoting better access to grocery stores in communities. Childhood obesity puts kids at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and other health problems.
- "Michelle Obama Aims To End Child Obesity in a Generation" (Hall/Heillmich , USA Today, 2/9).
- "Interview Excerpts: First Lady Talks Kids' Exercise, Eating" (Hall/Heillmich , USA Today, 2/9).