Thursday, January 28, 2010

Parents Cut Kids' Calories When Menus are Labeled

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Michelle Obama asks mayors to help reduce obesity


First Lady Michelle Obama is tackling the issue of childhood obesity. The American Heart Association is working on a bill this year in Oklahoma that would create a definition of physical education in schools. Log on to to sign up for alerts and voice your opinion.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Restaurant Owners are Starting to Support Smoke Free Oklahoma


Last night Fox 25 in Oklahoma City ran a story about the effort in Oklahoma to make our state 100% smoke free. The American Heart Association has been working with other health organizations across the state to push HB 2343 which would protect all Oklahoma workers from the dangers of secondhand smoke.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Federal judge upholds key provisions of FDA tobacco law

A federal judge in Kentucky this week upheld several provisions of a new law giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the power to regulate tobacco products. The court also upheld the authority of federal, state and local governments to impose additional regulations on tobacco products and marketing beyond those specified in the law. Find out more.

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