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Dr. Paul Ehrmann is as concerned as Robinson about the growing number of obese children. As a family physician he's seen weight skyrocket over the last 27 years. That's why he founded the Children's Health Initiative Program (, the topic of his session on Sept. 27. Ehrmann, a West Bloomfield resident, was recently honored as one of Crain's Health Care Heroes. His book, "Generation XL The Childhood Obesity Pandemic: A Community Based Solution," tells how to implement the no-cost, 5-week CHIP program. It is due out at year's end. So far three pilot programs have involved himself, a psychologist, registered dietitian and physical therapist covering the topics of nutrition, positive lifestyle modification and the psychology behind weight gain.
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Report finds 27% of adults are 30 pounds or more overweight, costing $2.9B.
" In Royal Oak, Dr. Paul Ehrmann has been advocating his children's health initiative designed to assist children and their families adapt to healthy living ideas. The goal is to help them get healthy as they navigate childhood. A side benefit: Helping their parents make similar healthy choices. "

Healthy Kids, Healthy Michigan Fact Sheet Recommend to a Friend... 
A concise overview of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Michigan Project.
Statewide Scan of Childhood Obesity Prevention Efforts-Executive Summary Recommend to a Friend... 
Results from the September 2007 statewide scan of policies, programs, and resources in Michigan related to childhood obesity.
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Retraining Our Sights: From Tobacco Use to Obesity Awareness Recommend to a Friend... 
To the Editor: The international pandemic of obesity poses a serious threat to the well-being of society in terms of adverse public health and economic consequences.
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The recipient of the 2008 Dr. Seymour Gretchko Youth Advocate Award couldn't be more fitting.West Bloomfield Schools Supt. Gary Faber received the prestigious award Friday at Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week Awards Breakfast at Bay Pointe Golf Club. Faber, who is retiring in July, replaced Gretchko as superintendent in 2002.'He's a phenomenal man and very fitting to replace Dr. Gretchko who was so well-loved,' said Cameron Thomas-Shah, last year's Gretchko award winner and 2007 West Bloomfield High School graduate. 'If I had a problem, (Faber) was the person I went to. He's very deserving of this award.'Faber started his career in West Bloomfield Schools in 1983 and has served as high school principal and deputy superintendent. He has received many honors including Principal of the Year for the sate in 1992 and Superintendent of the Year for Region 9 in 2006-07.'Our district has faced some difficult times for a while but when things get difficult you have to be more aggressive to raise the spirits of the community,' said Faber, referring to budget issues. 'I'm very proud of the faculty and staff who have worked so hard to positively impact the children, parents and the community as a whole. We stood forward and faced the wind and always made what we believed was the right decision for children.'Other groups and individuals were also recognized for their volunteer efforts and community service.'We are fortunate to live with such wonderful givers and volunteers as those recognized today,' said Debbie Macon, of the awards committee. 'Our entire community is fortunate so many of them choose to live in Greater West Bloomfield.'The Friendship Circle in West Bloomfield received the Gretchko award for an organization. The Friendship Circle is a nonprofit organization that supports and provides programs for children and families with special needs.Other winners were:n Community Achievement Award - Kids in Charge.
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