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  PreventObesity.net Leaders like you already know how important it is for young people to eat healthy fruits and vegetables. So I don’t need to give you the usual rundown with all the reasons why it’s important that schools serve... Read more
  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced details this week about its Farm to School Grant Program, an initiative that will give up to $3.5 million in grants to “support efforts that improve access to local foods in eligible schools.” ... Read more
April 19, 2012
“New study: Smokers cost employers an additional $1,275 a year, while obese workers cost $1,850 more.” —@womenshealth.gov, the Twitter handle of the Office of Women’s Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read more
April 12, 2012
  As the cliché goes, a little help goes a long way. Since 2006, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program (HSP) has provided free support and technical assistance to thousands of schools nationwide. The idea is that... Read more
“Can’t wait to join @LetsMove & @GoParks at the #EasterEggRoll on Mon. We’ll be the ones playing with the big blue blocks!” —@kaboom, looking forward to the White House Easter Egg Roll, which was held on Monday. President Obama and... Read more
  PreventObesity.net will share strategies for effectively using social media to spread information about the benefits of healthy living during a webinar scheduled for 2 p.m. EST today. Co-hosted by our friends at the Office of Minority Health Resource Center... Read more