In the last 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in adolescents, it has quadrupled. By 2012, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese.
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WHO: Penn Dental Medicine
Every vote counts.
Grace Kunas knows that every second counts in a crisis.
Kunas, a junior from Madison, N.J., is chief of the all-volunteer Medical Emergency Response Team at the University of Pennsylvania. For her it is a chance to fulfill a personal and professional goal to help others.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) is proud to announce the recipients of its 10th annual Urban Leadership Award, which honors urban visionaries for their transformative leadership for sustainable and inclusive cities.
WHO: The Netter Center for Community Partnerships’ Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative engages, educates and empowers youth, university students and community members to promote healthy lifestyles and build a sustainable food system.