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2013-06-03 08:25:40

Track and video "Everybody" with Jordin Sparks, Doug E. Fresh and featuring guest-rapper Dr. Oz released as a world premiere exclusive on The Dr. Oz Show June 3, 2013 WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz flexes his rapping skills on the first track and video release of, "Everybody" released today on the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz is joined on the song by American Idol-winner Jordin Sparks, Doug E. Fresh, Ryan Beatty and the Hip Hop MD. The track is featured on...

2013-03-08 16:22:05

Reebok's $30 million, three-year commitment is aimed at increasing physical activity in kids; Mushroom Council will launch a marketing and school-based healthy eating campaign WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, during the second day of the Building a Healthier Future Summit, Reebok and the Mushroom Council announced new commitments to the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). PHA, which is hosting the summit, works with the private sector and PHA Honorary...

2013-03-07 12:27:20

Groups announce new commitments aimed at ending the childhood obesity epidemic WASHINGTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morrison Healthcare Food Services, Varsity Brands and some of the nation's leading electronic health records (EHR) companies announced new commitments to the childhood obesity fight today at the Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) 2013 Building a Healthier Future Summit. PHA works with the private sector and its honorary chairwoman First Lady...

2013-03-07 08:28:09

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama and the private sector to end childhood obesity in a generation, today released its first report on the progress of private sector commitments to address the epidemic. The report comes as PHA kicks off its second Building a Healthier Future Summit in Washington D.C., where leaders from across the public and private sectors are...

2013-02-26 12:27:49

Epicurious, Food Network, Hearst Magazines, Meredith and Time, Inc. are compiling and pinning thousands of recipes that align with USDA Guidance for Healthier Eating WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama announced today that five of the nation's largest media companies, as well as Pinterest, an online tool millions use to find the inspiration for their lives, joined PHA, Let's Move!, and...

2013-02-12 08:30:35

Contestants from Virginia and Illinois will present ideas at the Building a Healthier Future Summit and vie for $10,000 prize to bring their idea to reality WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector to end the childhood obesity crisis, today announced the three finalists for the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge, supported by Sanofi. The event takes place during PHA's 2013 Building a...

2013-02-06 12:25:07

Event presented by Cooking Light during PHA's Building A Healthier Future Summit in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama and the private sector to end the childhood obesity crisis, today announced the return of its annual cook-off at the Building a Healthier Future Summit, held March 6 to 8, 2013, in Washington, D.C. This year, the Great American...

2012-12-12 12:25:55

Video ideas range from a smart phone app to a hip hop dance initiative to elementary school sessions merging physical activity with storytelling and math equations, among many others WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) today announced the 10 semifinalists for its End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. PHA, which works with the private sector and honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis...

2012-11-14 12:26:21

Winning cities to support creation of accessible activity space for kids across the country WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity epidemic in America, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced the 10 cities which will host Play Streets over the next year: Minneapolis, Minnesota;...

2012-11-09 12:26:06

Challenge looking for "ideas - not business plans" Winning idea to help end childhood obesity to receive $10,000 and expert advice to turn concept into reality WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis within a generation, knows that when it comes to ending childhood obesity, good ideas can be found all over--from...