Overweight/obesity rate drops among kindergartners in Nev.

05/17/2013 | San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

A survey shows 30% of Nevada kindergartners are overweight or obese, a decrease of 4% from a year ago and an 8% drop over five years, according to the Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The report also said the children are consuming less soda, and 80% watch two hours or less of television on school days.

View Full Article in:

San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC