Children

10,000 Children’s Lives Improved Through New Clinics

Novo Nordisk has reached a milestone together with the local partners: 10,000 children with type 1 diabetes in developing countries are enrolled and receive lifesaving treatment.
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April 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  Free products, regular testing, easy access to doctors – and the opportunity to survive for more than a year and live a life with type 1 diabetes - ­as close as possible to a normal life. The notable benefits from Novo Nordisk’s Changing Diabetes in Children® programme have now reached 10,000 children, one year ahead of time.  

TOMS One Day Without Shoes Challenge

Joey Blumenfeld
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For the third consecutive year, AOL is proud to be a corporate partner of TOMS One Day Without Shoes on Tuesday, April 16.  Millions of children around the world grow up without shoes and are at risk of disease and infection.  One Day Without Shoes is a day to raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life by taking off our own.

Join the movement and pledge to go Barefoot & enter for a chance to win TOMS gear http://bit.ly/11xTNMR

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For the third consecutive year, AOL is proud to be a corporate partner of TOMS One Day Without Shoes on Tuesday, April 16.  Millions of children around the world grow up without shoes and are at risk of disease and infection.  One Day Without Shoes is a day to raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life by taking off our own.

Join the movement and pledge to go Barefoot & enter for a chance to win TOMS gear http://bit.ly/11xTNMR

CITGO Continues Sponsorship of Bess the Book Bus

Funds Support National Children's Literacy Program
Press Release

HOUSTON, April 4, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is renewing its sponsorship of Bess the Book Bus, one of the first Fueling Good winners and a nationwide advocate for literacy.

Shedd Aquarium Unveils Healthy Food Menu Options for Kids this Spring Break

Shedd is first cultural institution to dive into national initiative with nutritious partnership between Healthy Fare for Kids and Sodexo
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CHICAGO, March 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ Just in time for spring break, Shedd Aquarium is cooking up a selection of healthy food choices for children ages 12 and under through a new partnership with Healthy Fare for Kids and Sodexo, the aquarium’s food service provider. This unique offering makes Shedd the first cultural institution to align with Healthy Fare for Kids, a national initiative, bringing healthy options to more than 750,000 young aquarium guests each year.

Structured Weight Loss Program Helps Kids from Low-Income Families Lower BMI

According to new study in Academic Pediatrics
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PHILADELPHIA, March 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Overweight and obese children in low-income households can meet or exceed the Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity when given access to a structured weight management program, according to a new study published in Academic Pediatrics.

ADHD Symptoms Persist For Most Young Children Despite Treatment

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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WASHINGTON D.C., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the March 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that 9 out of 10 young children with moderate to severe attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to experience serious to severe symptoms and impairment long after their original diagnoses, and in many cases, despite treatment.

School-based Kitchen Gardens Are Getting an A+

New study highlights benefits of for both children and parents
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Grow it, try it, and you just might like it is a motto many schools are embracing to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables. Through community-based kitchen garden programs, particularly those with dedicated cooking components, schools are successfully introducing students to healthier foods.

Kellogg Company Launches Breakfasts for Better Days™ Hunger Relief Initiative

Company to provide one-half billion breakfasts globally by end of 2016; pledges $1 million in grants in U.S.
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ --

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