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Help Kids Move with Active Schools



In this blog CEO of GenYOUth, Alexis Glick announces the First Lady's new Let's Move! Active Schools initiative, to get kids in schools to be more active. ...

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High Levels of Accidents Among Pedestrians and Cyclists in East Harlem



The circles and orange areas of this map demonstrate that there is a high amount of accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists in the East Harlem neighborhood. /SALUDcontent/East ...

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Hispanic Children Received Greater Exposure to Cereal Ads



According to a Yale news report Hispanic children’s exposure to cereal TV ads tripled from 2008 to ...

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HKHC Personal Profile: Genoveva Islas-Hooker (Central Valley, CA)



Genoveva Islas-Hooker understands the barriers that Latinos face in accessing adequate healthcare. She has had to endure several hardships in life, including the loss of close relatives and loved ones--due to illness. Having been the first in her family to earn her master's degree she now trains Valley residents, and teaches them to advocate for a healthy community as part of the Powerful People course. Latinos who graduate from the Powerful people program are now becoming active change agents for their communities. ...

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Houston’s bike boom



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How can healthier school snacks and beverages improve student health and help school budgets?



Produced by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this issue brief breaks down the nationwide facts about competitive foods in schools. The brief maintains that strong policies will help students live healthier ...

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How Protected Bike Lanes Came to East Harlem



After two years of advocating for protected bike lanes, District 8 City Council Member, Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with local community members, explain how bike lanes in East Harlem will bring vast improvements in the health and safety of the region. Residents living in this region suffer disproportionately from high level of diabetes and lack places for recreation. ...

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How SPARK Aligns With NASPE’s National Standards for Physical Education



This document provides a table where NASPE's national standards for physical education are compared to activities provided through SPARK ...

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How to Bring the BOKS Program to Your Community



The BOKS curriculum has been used in over 165 schools across the U.S, and demonstrated success in increasing the amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) that children participate ...

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