February 3, 2016 3:22 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Becoming a Planning Advocate

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This post was originally shared on APA’s Policy News for Planners blog. This week America begins in earnest the work of electing a new President. Because planning needs to be firmly on the nation’s agenda, APA is using the civic energy unleashed by the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary to ask members to raise […]

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December 10, 2015 5:00 AMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Fighting Obesity in U.S. Cities

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In a recent Guardian article, “Violence, climate change, obesity: world’s cities face growing health risks,” obesity is one of the major challenges facing cities around the world. Cities here in the United States are no exception; more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese according to the CDC. But communities — rural and urban — […]

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