“Get Kidz Fit Fest” set for April 13 at Fair Park

03/12/2019

The Community Council of Greater Dallas will host the 12th Annual “Get Kidz Fit Fest” on Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Centennial Building at Fair Park. This year’s event is being held in partnership with the Oncor Mayor’s Race. Get Kidz Fit brings hundreds of organizations, companies and sponsors together in a one-of-a-kind collaboration … Read More

We are not healthy – a true cost

01/29/2013

We live shorter lives and are in worse health than citizens of other wealthy nations, according to an extensive report released by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine*. This is a shocking conclusion. We frequently read about the U.S. spending more on healthcare than other countries. Many blame the hospitals and other providers for the high cost … Read More

Charting the Course for a Healthy Future

10/30/2012

Obesity is one of the most challenging health crises the United States has ever faced. Two-thirds of adults and nearly one-third of our nation’s children and adolescents are currently obese or overweight, putting them at increased risk for more than 20 major diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer. But the effects of obesity … Read More