Government and nonprofit initiatives try to counter childhood obesity.
News Rachel Curtis
Waistlines in the U.S. have ballooned over the past 30 years, with one
in three Americans today considered obese. As the nation struggles to
tame the health crisis, some states are faring better than others.
When Oklahoma City landed on just about every “fattest” list
imaginable, Mayor Mick Cornett did not sit idly by. He launched a
million-pound challenge in 2007. Since then, the mayor has lost 38
Metro hospitals have room for improvement in patient safety, according to a nonprofit group advocating health care transparency.
News Sarah Clough Chambers
The Hippocratic Oath dictates that medical professionals first do no
harm, but to err is human. Mitigating errors, subsequently, might be the
closest to divine that hospitals are going to get.