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House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Get Children Outdoors
September 13, 2018

Yesterday, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle came together to pass the Every Kid Outdoors Act, to help get our kids outdoors.

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The League of American Bicyclists is Looking for a Creative Communications Director

The League of American Bicyclists is looking for a creative Communications Director that loves sharing the stories and resources that inspire and support people to make bicycling better in their neighborhoods, communities, states, and beyond - toward a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone.

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Lunch & Literacy: A Library’s Tale of Curbing Summer Hunger

The Bristol Public Library is a proud participant of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Out-of-School Time Initiative, which provides free online resources to help out-of-school programs encourage and support kids to eat healthier and move more.

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Four Things Healthy Food Advocates Can Do to Improve Access for People Without Cars
September 13, 2018

In recent years, efforts to eradicate food deserts has centered around bringing grocery stores and other healthy food retail to underserved areas. However, because healthy food retail development takes time, there are still many food deserts where healthy food retail may not be an option any time soon – so it’s critical to consider how people are getting to and from the places where they currently buy or get healthy foods.

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Amping Up Advocacy for Healthy Child Care
September 13, 2018

It’s fall! The seasons are changing, kids are back to school, and pre-election politics are everywhere. No matter our political leanings, children’s health and well-being are issues that we can all get behind. As we talk to decision makers and elected officials before mid-term elections, we can do our part to put our children’s health on the table as part of the menu of important policy options.

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Neighborhood Life Expectancy Estimates Are a Powerful New Tool to Help Improve Community Health

It’s no secret that where you live can make an impact on how well you live, and how long. Now we can drill down to understand how life expectancy varies neighborhood by neighborhood, thanks to an effort that calculates life expectancy at birth for nearly every U.S. census tract.

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