Hip-Hop to Health targets preschool kids and their parents and includes programming on exercise, television viewing, food available in the home, portion sizes, obesity avoidance strategies, and contextual factors that can create barriers to healthy eating and physical activity. Researchers will enroll around 180 parent/kid pairs who go to the USDA?s Expanded Food Diet Education Plan and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs in Chicago. Study participants shall receive Hip-Hop to Health or general nutrition programming during six sessions over six months. ‘The goal of the research is to implement an appealing and effective exercise and nutrition plan for wide-spread use in clinical, community and school configurations that addresses the problem of pediatric obesity,’ said Fitzgibbon.Alere plans to roll out exclusive and fresh homecare solutions based on Monica’s AN24 technology as soon as regulatory approval has been attained later this year. ‘Monica’s technology, in conjunction with Alere’s home nursing network and call middle infrastructure, makes the Monica AN24 monitor a perfect in good shape for building on our industry-leading homecare obstetric providers. We are worked up about this powerful partnership that will continue to drive our objectives to support maternity management with improved pregnancy outcomes while reducing hospitalizations,’ said Gregg Raybuck, President of Alere Women’s & Children’s Wellness. Relating to Carl Barratt, the CEO of Monica Health care, ‘Monica has shipped a quantum technology change into a marketplace that is static for 20 years. Our devices make use of the latest sensing and wireless technologies, offering a radical option to current obstetric practice.’ The Monica solution is easy to use, intrinsically safe and suitable for prolonged, flexible use; offering convenience and mobility with little disruption to the mother’s normal routine.