Tag Archives: Thomas Frieden

Childhood Obesity Poses Threat to National Security

A group of retired military officers claim that school lunches have been a factor in making young Americans so fat that fewer of them meet the military’s physical fitness standards, thus jeopardizing recruitment. According to a new report titled “Too Fat to Fight” released Tuesday, more than 9 million young …

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10 People to Watch in Health IT

Physicians, healthcare directors and chief technology officers were among those who according to ExecutiveBiz’s list of the top 10 government health IT leaders have made an impact in their field and will help form the future of health IT. Five of those who made the cut include: National Coordinator for …

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