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Sounding the Alarm: A Q&A With John Hoffman On HBO’s New Documentary, “The Weight of the Nation”

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Nearly one-third of America’s children and adolescents are overweight or obese. It’s an alarming statistic that remains front-and-center in the public debate on our country’s nutrition and exercise habits. Joining the conversation is HBO’s just-released multi-part documentary, “The Weight of the Nation,” which takes a critical look at health issues we’re facing today.  To get [&hellip
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New York Family: Picks of the Week, May 14-20

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New York Family Magazine’s favorite kid related event for each day of the week By Briehn Trumbauer In honor of this week’s upcoming New York Baby Show, the picks feature great chances for new and expectant parents to bond over their new and exciting journey. But, like always, we snuck in some rockin’ events for [&hellip
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Honest Alba

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Inspired by her health-concious awakening as a new mom, actress Jessica Alba has added a new title to her resume: eco-entrepreneur Jessica Alba is one of Hollywood’s most likeable ladies. In an industry where being young and gorgeous often goes hand-in-hand with superficiality and irresponsibility—Alba has opted for a cleaner and classier reality. The 31-year-old [&hellip
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New York Family: Weekend Planner, May 11-13

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This weekend’s edition of fun around town is all about the mamas. From a two-day garden party (Mr. Sun, please stay!) to workshops for all ages and stages—New York Family wishes you and yours a very delightful Mother’s Day. FRIDAY Aspiring dancers ages 6-10 should head to Chinatown’s PS 124 to audition for the prestigious [&hellip
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New York Family: Best of the Web, May 9-15

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New York Family’s weekly roundup of articles they love   Contributors: Meghan Gearino and Elizabeth Raymond Here’s a weekly roundup of parenting articles that piqued our interest. Enjoy! Lessons to be forgotten! Here are nine dangerous things we are all taught in school…best to forget if you want to thrive outside of the classroom. (Forbes) [&hellip
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New York Family: Weekend Planner, May 4-6

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New York Family’s highlight reel of what to do this weekend By Meghan Gearino You may already be slicing and dicing the avocado and tomatoes for Cinco de Mayo this Saturday (here’s a great recipe in case you need one!). In case your calendar reveals itself empty (we want your life), the way-more-fun-than-laundry list below [&hellip
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