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Apr 10

Charity Tennis Tournament to Teach Families Healthier Living

by Cynthia Lyerly

Watch the news long enough and you’re sure to hear how our obesity epidemic has reached an all-time high. With so many people complaining about the problem, few are willing to try to tackle it. The Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully, Inc. (C.H.O.I.C.ES.)  ( has been working toward creating healthy …

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Feb 06

Hawks add yoga into the mix

By Helena Oliviero – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Hawks player Zaza Pachulia follows yoga instructor Michelle Young in the Warrior II Pose as she leads a class with his teammate Ivan Johnson and kids from C.H.O.I.C.E.S. (the Center Helping Obesity in Children End Successfully) at the Athleta store in Atlantic Station in Atlanta on …

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Sep 20

Combating Childhood Obesity: A Family Affair

C.H.O.I.C.E.S. was honored to be featured in the Health Section of this month's Cobb In Focus Magazine. Read the full article by Katie Brown by clicking here and learn how Cobb County is working together combating childhood obesity. 

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Jun 11

CBS Atlanta Fit Kids Fit Families

CBS Fit Kids Fit Families

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May 10

Obesity Rate Still Rising & Getting Expensive

In a new study presented at the Weight of the Nation Conference in Washington DC sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this past Monday, researchers predict 42% of adults will be obese by 2030 (currently 36% of the American population is obese).  The cost of those additional 32 million people will …

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