NB3 launches initiative to fight childhood obesity, Type 2 diabetes

June 2012
Navajo Times;6/14/2012, Vol. 51 Issue 24, pB:2
The article announces the official launch of the initiative of The Notah Begay Foundation to fight childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes, through its partnership with San Felipe Pueblo, Mobile Grocery and the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health in New Mexico.


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