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Pregnancy Mortality Rates Have Doubled in Texas

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 09:00 A new study shows an inexplicable doubling in the number of women dying from pregnancy complications in Texas, the San Antonio Current reports . Authors of the study, soon to be published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology , indicated the trend seems isolated...

Longer Commutes Can Hurt Your Health and Waistline

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 13:00 If someone told you their commute to work took them an hour, how would you react? Would you nod your head in agreement? Envy their short trip? Feel sympathetic for how much time they spend driving each day? Most would nod their heads in agreement in England and Wales,...

4 Easy Steps to Open Schoolyards after Class

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 08:18 Many schoolyards are locked up after classes end. That means many kids, especially in Latino neighborhoods, miss out on a great chance for the physical, emotional, and social benefits of physical activity and play. Want your district to consider an Open Use Policy so...

Tell Your State PTA: Get Schools to Share Playgrounds!

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 08:56 School is back! But when classes end, does your school lock up its recreational facilities? Many Latino families live near schools that lock fields, courts, pools, and playgrounds before and after class—meaning kids miss physical, mental, and emotional benefits of...

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