August 2004

"Fight the Fat" Program at St. Joseph's in Dickinson Sheds 2,634 Pounds

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In collaboration with the Healthy 8 Communities Network, St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center, Dickinson, N.D., helped more than 400 area residents lose a total of 2,634 pounds in 10 weeks. The "Fight the Fat" program, which provides knowledge and tools to help individuals live healthier lives, also received the Award of Excellence from the North Dakota Nutrition Council. For more information, contact Dina Maas of St. Joseph's at