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May 19, 2011
  The ING New York City Marathon is among the most popular in the world, so popular, in fact, that many participants have to enter through a lottery. But thousands of students across the country each year are treated to... Read more
May 19, 2011
 When a coalition of groups unveiled the National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) in May 2010, officials said their goal was to get Americans moving where they work, live and play through a slew of comprehensive policies, programs and initiatives. A year later, the... Read more
May 12, 2011
  University of Michigan research professor Lloyd Johnston has good news and bad news. The good news first: Slowly but surely, public school lunches are getting healthier, with dishes like french fries being removed from school menus in favor of fresh fruits,... Read more
  For years, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral had helped hungry families with its food pantry. But a few years ago, the parish found that it needed to do more, as many people in the local community lacked access to produce and... Read more
  "Nice though not surprising > Research: integrating physical activity with classroom lessons can boost academic success http://ow.ly/4P1I1" — @HealthySchools, linking to an article on Science Daily that explained how P.E. helps improve student test scores.   Read more
May 12, 2011
 Time Magazine once dubbed him an "obesity warrior," so it seems fitting that when Dr. James Sallis took home a lifetime achievement award from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, he received it alongside the guy who pioneered Tae Kwon... Read more