Obesity

08.13.14
Kids Making Healthy Choices: An app with lifelong positive consequences
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08.13.14

Kids Making Healthy Choices: An app with lifelong positive consequences

Kids Making Healthy Choices is a US$2.99 app based on an award-winning set of children books designe...

By Mel Martin,   08.13.14
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03.13.10
White House courts devs to make healthy eating games
03.13.10

White House courts devs to make healthy eating games

In a video presentation at the Game Developers Choice Awards, White House chief technology officer A...

By JC Fletcher,   03.13.10
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07.16.09
LGJ: And still, they want to take away our games
07.16.09

LGJ: And still, they want to take away our games

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues a...

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05.07.09
Vector City Racers aims to combat childhood obesity
05.07.09

Vector City Racers aims to combat childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is a big problem in the US, and Vector Entertainment and the Childhood Obesity Fo...

By David Hinkle,   05.07.09
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01.27.08
UK Government targets gaming industry for anti-obesity program
01.27.08

UK Government targets gaming industry for anti-obesity program

No, ever-vigilant commenters, this is not a double post -- just further proof that the rest of the c...

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01.26.08
New Mexico legislators consider video game tax for outdoor programs
01.26.08

New Mexico legislators consider video game tax for outdoor programs

The mainstream media and other non-consumers of video games have been portraying gamers as pasty, bl...

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01.09.08
UK McDonald's chief blames game industry for obesity
01.09.08

UK McDonald's chief blames game industry for obesity

We're used to scientists, the government and even beverage companies taking the game industry to tas...

By Kyle Orland,   01.09.08
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12.21.07
British Medical Journal study: Wii Sports doesn't replace exercise
12.21.07

British Medical Journal study: Wii Sports doesn't replace exercise

A British Medical Journal study finds UK gamers playing Wii only used 2% more energy than gamers of...

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12.19.07
Beverage companies blame video games for obesity
12.19.07

Beverage companies blame video games for obesity

On Monday, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom submitted a proposal that he hopes will curtail obesity...

By Ross Miller,   12.19.07
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