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UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study innovative weight loss program for primary care patients

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to fund research that will address the … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill’s NAPSACC program receives national recognition as “best evidence for impact” on childhood obesity

A March 2019 brief by Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, states that NAPSACC has the “best evidence for impact” on obesity prevention in young children. Developed by the Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group … Continued

CDC renews HPDP’s center grant to study chronic disease prevention

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year renewal grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant will fund research to address … Continued

Mandy Cohen, Mandy Cohen, secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, speaking at the 2019 North Carolina Child Hunger Leaders Conference.

N.C. Child Hunger Leaders Conference connects nutrition, health, and education

Nearly 350 people gathered in Chapel Hill on February 13, 2019 for the North Carolina Child Hunger Leaders Conference, where the theme this year was “Use Your Voice: Stories and Strategies to Feed More Kids.” Speakers shared best practices and … Continued

 
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