Mrs. Obama's cause

2010-04-11T00:00:00Z Mrs. Obama's cause Arizona Daily Star
April 11, 2010 12:00 am

First lady Michelle Obama has launched a campaign to end childhood obesity, stating rates have tripled in the last three decades and that the U.S. spends $150 billion per year treating obesity-related illnesses. The Pima County Health Department was recently awarded $16 million in federal dollars to address obesity locally.

Copyright 2015 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Activate

Most Popular

Follow the Arizona Daily Star


Deals, offers & events

View more...

More About Us

Chef Wendy Gauthier is the chef owner of Chef Chic.

Get weekly ads via e-mail