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Journal of the American Heart Association Report: More Greenspaces May Be Associated with Less Heart Disease

People who live in leafy, green neighborhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Associationthe Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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Breaking News: Complete Streets in Des Moines!
December 6, 2018

News from Iowa!  The Des Moines City Council voted 7-0 to pass a complete streets policy focused on safe travel around the city!

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Applications for the 2019 Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities Technical Assistance and Grant Program are Now Open!

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is excited to announce another round of the Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities technical assistance and grant program.

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Election Day Updates: Active Transportation and Preemption Ballot Measures

Election Day brought several successes to make transportation safer for millions in cities in Texas, Arizona, and North Carolina! Additionally, we have more good news out of the state of Oregon where voters beat back industry efforts to weaken the ability of local governments to protect the health of their communities. Here’s a brief round-up of this historic progress:

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NEW: Recommendations for Physical Activity: Fit in 150+
November 21, 2018

Does everyone in your community have access to resources to get the recommended 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity per week? Unfortunately, probably not. Only about one in five adults and teens get enough physical activity to maintain good health, and many of you are working to change that.

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We are Thankful for You!
November 21, 2018

As we gather around the table this Thanksgiving, we are grateful for so much. Topping that list is the fact that more families are celebrating with their loved ones because of the difference you’ve helped us achieve in the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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