55,031Apr 7, 2010
Michelle Obama on Childhood Obesity Prevention
First Lady Michelle Obama and C-SPAN StudentCam Contest First Prize Middle School Winner Matthew Shimura talked about fighting childhood obesity, the subject of Matthew’s video and part of ...
5,672Feb 9, 2010
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Michelle Obama talked about the details of a national campaign to combat the problem of childhood obesity. Elements of the campaign included better food labeling, doctor recommendations for ...
5,373Feb 20, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama talked at the National Governor’s Association Winter Meeting about childhood obesity.
Drs. Atul Gawande and Jack Cochran talked about health care reform.
4,228Aug 2, 2008
Marketing Food to Children
Mary Engle talked about the report released during the week by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on the amount of money spent by industry to market food and beverages to children and ...
3,428Mar 4, 2010
The middle school section first prize-winning video, Childhood Obesity: A Challenge Facing America, was produced by Matthew Shimura, a 7th grade student from Punahou School in Honolulu, ...
2,909Feb 1, 2010
Dr. Joe Thompson talked about childhood obesity in the U.S., as Michelle Obama begins a national campaign on the topic, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
2,713Aug 3, 2010
Autism and Environmental Health Research
Environmental experts, researchers and a parent of a child with autism testified on the state of research into the role of environmental factors in autism and neuro-development disorders. Among ...
1,741Oct 10, 2007
Child Abuse at Private Facilities
Witnesses testified about treatment of children at private residential treatment facilities and institutions, charges of child abuse at the facilities, and several incidents detailed in a government ...
1,338Sep 30, 2010
Johnson and Johnson Drug Recalls
Johnson & Johnson CEO William Weldon and the Food and Drug Administration’s principal deputy commissioner testified on the recall of over 135 million bottles of infant and children’s ...
1,333May 27, 2010
Johnson and Johnson Recall of Children's Medicines
Officials from the Food and Drug Administration and Colleen Goggins from Johnson and Johnson testified about a recall of children’s Tylenol and other children’s medicines. The FDA ...
1,104Nov 10, 2010
Campaign to End Childhood Hunger
Jeff Bridges and Bill Shore talked about a new national effort to end childhood hunger in the U.S. by 2015, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Nearly one in ...
1,075Jul 13, 2012
Child Health Policy in the U.S.
Kristen Moore, president of Child Trends, Inc., and Edward Sondik, director of the National Center for Health Statistics, discussed a wide variety of topics related to child health and child health ...
952Dec 13, 2010
Child Nutrition Bill Signing
President Obama signed the the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 at Harriet Tubman Elementary School. First Lady Michelle Obama also spoke at the event.
831Jul 31, 2013
Energy Drink Marketing Strategy
Medical experts and business executives testified on the ways that that “energy ” drink companies market their products toward children.
792Jun 4, 2005
The guests debated different approaches to teaching sex education in schools. Ms. Pardue supported an approach stressing abstinence education. Mr. Smith supported a comprehensive ...
719Jul 24, 2008
Polygamy and Associated Crimes
A hearing was held on coordinating state and federal responses to crimes associated with polygamy, such as welfare fraud. The first witness was Nevada Senator Harry Reid, who was introducing a ...
717May 19, 2009
Seclusion and Restraint of Mentally Disabled Students
The committee met to investigate the dangers of seclusion and restraint on mentally disabled students. Mr. Greg Kutz of the Government Accountability Office detailed student abuses and ...
620Jul 9, 2010
Childhood Obesity and Nutrition
Agriculture Tom Vilsack addressed the National Governor’s Association annual meeting. He spoke about childhood nutrition and obesity. Afterward, governors talked about state and ...
595Mar 8, 2013
Summit on Childhood Obesity
First lady Michelle Obama gave a keynote address at a childhood obesity summit which looked at ways the private sector can help parents promote a healthy lifestyle to their children. Mayor ...
550Jul 1, 2010
Witnesses testified on the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act. The bill would expand access for millions of children to healthy meals year-round in schools, child care, and ...
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