by Hillary Crosley onMarch 15, 2013
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by Genetta M. Adams onMarch 14, 2013
If you want to reduce obesity rates, go after the companies that use science to drive us to overeat.
by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey onNovember 2, 2012
Writing at The Root DC, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, warns of the epidemic's impact now and in 2030.
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August 13, 2012
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July 25, 2012
The Root spoke to the tennis superstar about her off-court battle: fighting obesity in America.
July 10, 2012
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June 25, 2012
We spoke to Dr. Olajide Williams, who uses rap music to combat obesity among African Americans.
May 4, 2012
Join The Root and Dominique Dawes on May 12 in Landover, Md., for solutions and fun.
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