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In today’s monitor, a recent study shows that half of US adults either have diabetes or prediabetes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awards $8 million in grants to help school nutrition, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center find that children eat healthier at daycare centers than at home, and more…

Media Monitor Index (see full articles in attachment)
Community Health Media Monitor 9-10-2015

Access to Healthy Food

  • Just adding food to food deserts is not the answer to the obesity,” Nonprofit Quarterly 09/09/2015
  • USDA to support healthier foods with sizable grants,” Food Business News 09/09/20
  • Study finds at children eat healthier at daycare centers than at home,” PR Newswire 09/09/2015   
  • “Newark’s food desert blooms,” MY 9 NJ 09/09/2015 (Newark, NJ)

Physical Activity

  • Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity,” Verde Independent 09/09/2015
  • Let’s Move! Active schools announces 2015 national award recipients,” PR Newswire 09/09/2015


  • Research offers promise for breaking the link between obesity and insulin resistance,” Los Angeles Times 09/09/2015
  • “Food insecure children are more likely to be obese,” The Huffington Post 09/09/2015
  • “Steps to success for childhood obesity,” Miami Ok 09/09/2015
  • Half of US adults have diabetes or prediabetes,” CBS News 09/09/2015


  • “Instagram gets serious about ads opening platform to all,” Fortune 09/09/2015


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