Obesity rates jump once children start school, but there's a solution

By Deborah Markenson, MS, RD, LD, Director of Weighing In, a program of Children's Mercy

We are made to move and so are our children

By Gretchen Speer Patch, Healthy Schools Program Manager-Kansas, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Children playingWhen I was a kid, my older brothers and I were told to go outside and play until we were called for dinner or the sun went down.

Improving Health Knowledge and Behaviors

By Rhonda Holman, HCF Vice-President

Rhonda HolmanIt's been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year.

On day five of our year in review, HCF Vice President Rhonda Holman discusses why the Foundation has invested in health literacy to improve the health of the uninsured and underserved.

Senate to the Rescue?

By Jeremy LaFaver, Partnership for Children