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  • BREC on the Geaux check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 1, 2015 7:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Spring break is right around the corner and BREC wants to make sure your child enjoys their time off. BREC on the Geaux offers kids a fun and safe way to have fun and exercise. The program has two trucks that will travel across East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Pennington Biomedical takes aim at childhood obesity Play Video

    February 4, 2015 8:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Pennington Biomedical Research Center recently launched a new program aimed at reducing childhood obesity in kids in our area. The new "Childhood Obesity Treatment Toolkit" made its debut last week. It features information for pediatricians to evaluate obesity in children, as well as approaches for... more »
  • Pennington Biomedical launches child obesity reduction plan

    January 30, 2015 3:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center has launched a new initiative aimed at helping reduce obesity in children. The center on Thursday launched its new Childhood Obesity Treatment Toolkit, which features comprehensive information for pediatricians on evaluating childhood obesity, including approaches for treatment. The center's executive director, Dr.... more »
  • Pennington tackles family health, childhood obesity check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 15, 2014 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Pennington Biomedical Research Center is helping make the community healthier, one family at a time. They're working on a new study aimed at making the whole family healthier. Mandy Crowley joined us on 2une In this morning to tell you how you can get involved. ... more »
  • Blame it on the sugar check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 15, 2014 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A local dietitian blames sugary drinks for the major spike in childhood obesity in the last few decades. One in three children are obese or overweight in the United States. This rate of childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years. Dietitians Angelina Stratton... more »
  • Mayor's office releases healthy eating music video check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2014 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor Kip Holden's healthy eating initiative released a locally-created music video Tuesday intended to help get kids to eat healthy. The Mayor's Youth Advisory Council helped create the video along with John Gray, a musician and instructor at the Dunham School. It cost $15,000 to make... more »
  • Severe obesity still rising in Louisiana check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 30, 2013 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Obese children are a growing health issue in Louisiana, according to health researchers. Pennington Biomedical Research Center, along with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, said they're working to change that. "The severe obese children... that is increasing, exponentially," said Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk.... more »
  • Doctors use video games to fight childhood obesity check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 26, 2013 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU student Ashley Breaud is are learning first hand how interactive video games can help with weight loss. "We went from squats to running to squats to push up and we were up and down and had all different aspects," she says. Dr. Amanda Staiano... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 13, 2013 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 13, 2013 6:16 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 13, 2013 - It may be worse to be the first born when it comes to getting diabetes. A study from New Zealand says the first-born child can't absorb sugars into the body as well as its... more »
  • Rules would make school snacks healthier

    February 1, 2013 11:07 AM

    WASHINGTON - The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus. Under the new rules proposed Friday by the Department of Agriculture, school vending... more »
  • Mayor: New website promises healthy options for capital city Play Video

    September 26, 2012 3:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge is taking another step in fighting childhood obesity with the launch of a website designed to help people find healthier options for their kids. HealthyBR.com has information about new health-related programs in the city, such as creating healthy kids' menus in restaurants and travelling... more »

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