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Signs of Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity

Interested in being featured in a story? Burness is seeking communities and programs that are working to help children grow up at a healthy weight. 

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Research: Latino Kids Struggle with Mental Health
September 13, 2017

Mental health is important to wellbeing in childhood and every stage of life. Sadly, 1 in 5 Latino children show signs of depression, which often go untreated, according to a new Salud America! research review. Explore the research to see the many reasons for mental health challenges among this group—immigration, poverty, bullying, discrimination, and more—and see what policies and practices are emerging as beneficial solutions.

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LA County Ramps Up for Safer Streets for Walking and Bicycling
September 13, 2017

With one of the worst fatality rates in the nation for people who are walking and bicycling, Los Angeles County is moving forward with a massive transportation rebuild that includes improvements such as repairing streets and sidewalks, improving traffic flow, and expanding public transit and improving connections, is likely to help the county lose that notoriety, and not only increase the safety of its citizens, but also their ability to be more physically active.

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Third of Americans Have Prediabetes, Per Study
September 7, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a new study that shows nearly one-third of Americans have prediabetes. How many does this affect? More than 84 million people. 

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Webinar Recording is Up! What’s New in Local Wellness Policies
September 7, 2017

Part 1 of the Wellness Policy Series, Growing a Healthy Foundation for Learning: What’s New in Local School Wellness Policies webinar recording is now available!

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The Every Kid in a Park Program Turns Three
September 7, 2017

Every Kid in a Park, a program that encourages 4th graders to get out and explore, has reached their third year. 

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