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Chicago Obesity

Bartlett's Michael Ventrella Named The 'Biggest Loser'

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bartlett's Michael Ventrella was named the "Biggest Loser" on NBC weight-loss reality show Tuesday night. The 30-year-old Chicago deejay was at 526...

Students Protest 'Sickening' School Lunches: Pizza, Nachos NOT What Some Kids Want

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When school officials defend serving a daily menu of nachos, pizza, burgers and fries, they often say they're just giving students what they want. ...

Cook County Gets $16M Grant To Fight Obesity

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County was awarded a two-year, $16 million federal grant for obesity prevention on Friday. The money comes from the American Recovery and Reinve...