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American Heart Association Endorses Washington, D.C. Sugary Drink Tax Legislation to Promote Health Equity

Earlier this month, Washington, D.C. Councilmembers introduced new legislation that would levy a 1.5 cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks in the District. The American Heart Association (AHA) came out in strong support of this legislation. Read on to learn more.

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Breaking News: Just-Released Report Finds that Nearly 20% of U.S. Kids Have Obesity

In its first annual State of Childhood Obesity report, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that 18.5% of kids in the U.S. have obesity. Keep reading to learn more about how we can work together to address this epidemic.

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The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity Is Seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to research on nutrition, food marketing and health disparities.

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National Park Trust Is Hiring a Communications and Programs Manager

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? National Park Trust is hiring a Communications and Programs Manager.

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Special Journal Issue on Food Insecurity in the United States
October 10, 2019

With more than 37 million Americans facing hunger, The Journal of Translational Behavioral Medicine’s (TBM’s) special issue “Food Insecurity in the U.S.,” should not be overlooked. Topics include nutrition, food insecurity and hunger, food retail, school and community settings. Don’t miss the details on this informative resource!

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New Resource: Health Equity Report Cards from Salud America!

Salud America! is offering Health Equity Report Cards, which show how your county is doing on a variety of health-related conditions compared to the rest of your state and the nation. Check out your county’s report card and learn how to use it to create change!

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