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Juice or no juice: That is the question

Posted on September 12, 2017

A glass of juice for your little one with a meal might seem like a healthy beverage choice. But is it really? For years, all varieties of fruit juice — from orange to grape and everything in between — were seen as healthier alternatives to beverages like Coke and sports drinks. But earlier this year, … »

Too much sugar — What you can do to protect your child

Posted on June 10, 2015

Saving your child from too much sugar. Have you ever wondered why all kids seem to have a craving for sugar? Or why sugary cereals, candies, and juices spend truckloads of money advertising to little tykes? Studies show that a child’s sweet tooth may be biological — hardwired into their taste buds from day one. … »

Children’s Hospital awarded $375,000 grant from BlueCross to support new childhood obesity center

Posted on November 6, 2014

The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has awarded Erlanger Health System Foundations a $375,000 grant for the development and operation of the T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital Childhood Healthy Eating and Active Living (C-HEAL) Center in partnership with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger joins national effort to reverse the obesity epidemic

Posted on March 22, 2012

Chattanooga, Tenn. – With obesity levels in the United States at all-time highs, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger leaders are working together to make local improvements through “Collaborate for Healthy Weight,” a national effort to reverse the epidemic through innovative local partnerships between primary care providers, public health professionals, and leaders of community-based organizations.