August 4, 2015 6:40 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Healthy Happenings

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These posts are intended to share news related to public health and planning — and showcase collaborative projects happening across the nation. Many of these projects are looking at designing healthy places, which include active modes of transportation and increasing access to healthy foods. Stay tuned for more updates about the movement to build healthy, vibrant places […]

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July 23, 2015 6:00 AMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

An Emerging Planner’s Perspective on HIAs: Part Two

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The American Planning Association defines planning as: Planning, also called urban planning or city and regional planning, is a dynamic profession that works to improve the welfare of people and their communities by creating more convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient, and attractive places for present and future generations. Health Impact Assessments are one tool that can be […]

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