Raise your hand if you want children to be more active! What about the opportunity to access safer sidewalks and cycle paths so they can ride or walk to school? Americans in cities across the country all raised their hands this last election cycle...
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Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has released “Building a Culture of Health for All Children: 2016 Progress Report.”
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The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and American Heart Association join forces to improve health outcomes in Indian Country with Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds of Native Health.
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Advocates focused on determining meaningful steps to increase policy efforts related to improved nutrition, greater access to healthy foods, enhanced food sovereignty, and better health outcomes in Indian Country.
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The City of Springdale is the first city in Arkansas to have a mandate endorsed by the American Heart Association that implements evidence-based nutrition standards for healthier food and beverages in vending machines provided in buildings and...
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The 2016 Shape of the Nation™ provides a current picture of physical education in each state across the country. The 2016 survey and state policy analysis finds areas of both improvement and decline since the 2012 Shape of the Nation. A majority...
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May 2-4, 2016: “Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds for Native American Health” will feature Native American leaders, Native youth advocates, and national philanthropic organizations developing solutions to address the health crisis in Indian...
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The Mississippi Department of Education voted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 to adopt Smart Snack standards, ensuring all public school students have healthy options beyond what is provided in the School Meal Program.
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Jill Birnbaum, Executive Director of Voices for Healthy Kids, issued the following statement on the progress made in Colorado to ensure all children grow up at a healthy weight by issuing new rules on nutrition, physical activity and screen time in...
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Expert on Native American Food Access, Health Disparities, and the Pathways to Healthy Native American Communities
Report Commissioned by the American Heart Association Calls for Mobilization of Tribal Leaders and Key Partners to Bring Healthy Food Access to Native American Communities
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Ohio lawmakers made it easier for schools to open their gymnasiums, pools, playgrounds, running track, athletic fields and other facilities to public use during non-school hours by passing legislation Wednesday that clarifies liability issues.
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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and to help raise awareness with families across the country, the American Heart Association (AHA) has an easy and fun way to help you with the No. 1 health concern among parents – childhood...
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