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America Walks 2017 Community Change Micro Grants Open
October 5, 2017

America Walks is extending another round of community change micro grants to individuals and communities interested in improving the public for walking or helping to make walking more commonplace.

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Weight Gain in Kids Could Be from Lack of Sleep
October 5, 2017

A Danish study suggests that children who do not get enough sleep is more likely to become overweight or obese than those who get enough sleep. 

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Teachers, TAKE 5
October 5, 2017

To have healthy schools, we need healthy teachers and school employees. That’s why the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools are pleased to bring you the #TeachersTAKE5 campaign. Visit TeachersTake5.org to access healthy, fun, 5-minute activities that help teachers and school employees focus on their own health and connect with their colleagues.

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Walking Our Way to Wellness Success
October 5, 2017

On October 4, 2017, thousands of schools across America participated in International Walk to School Day. This annual event encourages physical activity, teaches skills to children so they can learn how to walk safely, increases awareness of walkability within a community, and most importantly, offers a time for the entire community to unite around health.

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Empowering Our Students to Harness Healthy Habits with Camp Fire Wise Kids

For the students and staff of Camp Fire Wise Kids® after-school programs in and around Dallas, Texas, health is all about balance. By emphasizing the importance of a balanced diet, and of balancing “energy in” and “energy out,” staff hope to empower children in the program to make a lifetime’s worth of healthy and wise choices. 

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AHA Opposes Delay of Revised Nutrition Facts Label
October 5, 2017

American Heart Association’s CEO Nancy Brown issue a statement on the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed rule that extends the compliance date for the revised Nutrition Facts label by 18 months.

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