U.S. Surgeon General to discuss Year of the Healthy Child Campaign at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland Interviews available to discuss Children's Hospital Oakland's successful childhood obesity programs
WHAT: U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona to discuss increasing rates of childhood obesity in the U.S.
WHO: U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona recently announced his Year of the Healthy Child agenda, which focuses on improving the body, mind and spirit of growing children
WHY: The U.S. Surgeon General was invited to Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland to share his vision of health care for the nation's children. He will specifically address the obesity epidemic in children
WHEN: Media organizations are welcomed to attend a noon conference on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 from 12:30 p.m. to 1: 30 p.m. No other media opportunities are available
WHERE: Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland, Outpatient Center, 744 Fifty Second Street, Oakland, CA 94609 (the building with attached garage)
Children's Hospital Oakland childhood obesity programs:
Fit Families Weight Management Program
This monthly two-hour weight management class provides families with practical information and advice to assist them in implementing healthy lifestyle changes by altering the family's diet and physical activity habits.
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