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Changing the Way We Live, Dr. Jessica Hoffman

Dr. Jessica Hoffman, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Co-Principal Investigator, speaks to the Northeastern Voice about childhood obesity. Read more…
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Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures honored at Fenway Park

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures children, caregivers, families and partners were honored during a special Boston Red Sox pre-game ceremony on Friday July 10, 2009. Read more…
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Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures, Dr. Carmen Sceppa and Dr. Shari Nethersole

Northeastern University, the Boston Red Sox and Children’s Hospital Boston created the “Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures” program. WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks about this with Dr. Carmen Sceppa from Northeastern University and Dr. Shari Nethersole from Children’s Hospital Boston. Read more…
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Play’s the Thing

Open Gym is sponsored by Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures, a pilot program that aims to educate preschoolers’ parents and caregivers about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. The initiative—a partnership among Northeastern, the Boston Red Sox and Children’s Hospital Boston—serves children enrolled in Head Start programs in the Lower Roxbury, Mission Hill, Fenway […]
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Boston Battles Childhood Obesity Increase

Among 4-year-olds, one in five is considered obese. But the city of Boston wants to change that statistic. As NewsCenter 5′s Liz Brunner reported Wednesday, there’s a city new program to prevent childhood obesity. Read more….
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Children’s Hospital, Northeastern and the Red Sox launch program to prevent childhood obesity

Children’s Hospital Boston teams up with Northeastern U and the Red Sox to launch program to prevent childhood obesity. Read more…
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Pilot Program Launched to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino today joined Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun, Boston Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino, and James Mandell, MD, CEO of Children’s Hospital Boston, to announce the launch of Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures (HKHF), a community-based early childhood pilot initiative aimed at preventing childhood obesity. The purpose of the program is […]
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Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Launch

Boston preschoolers and their caregivers in four city neighborhoods will learn to eat healthier, thanks to a collaborative new educational pilot program, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures.  Read more…
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