August 7, 2017 1:18 PMCategory: Nutrition

Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week: August 6–12, 2017

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August 6–12, 2017, is National Farmers’ Market Week (NFMW).  NFMW is an annual celebration sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that highlights the important role farmers’ markets play in the nation’s food system. This national health observance is led by the National Farmers’ Market Coalition.  The coalition strives to demonstrate the benefit of […]

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May 31, 2016 1:13 PMCategory: Physical Activity

World No Tobacco Day

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Today is World No Tobacco Day. The World Health Organization (WHO) created World No Tobacco Day in 1987; it is observed around the world every year on May 31. World No Tobacco Day is meant to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco use, and to spread awareness of the negative health […]

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April 1, 2016 4:00 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Greater With WIC

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  This week, the National WIC Association launched a new website featuring their Community Partnerships for Healthy Mothers and Children (CPHMC) project – a sister project to Plan4Health. In addition to working with community organizations to increase opportunities for physical activity and expand access to nutritious foods, the  CPHMC project also focuses on increasing access to […]

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January 7, 2016 8:42 PMCategory: Nutrition

Partnering4Health: DHPE on Community Engagement

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In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level.  Named the National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention — or Partnering4Health — five organizations are working with selected chapters and affiliates to strengthen health in their communities. A member of […]

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January 5, 2016 5:20 PMCategory: Nutrition

Partnering4Health: SOPHE’s Nutrition Toolkit

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In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level. Named the National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention — or Partnering4Health — five organizations are working with selected chapters and affiliates to strengthen health in their communities. A member […]

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December 17, 2015 2:51 PMCategory: Nutrition

Partnering4Health: National WIC’s Healthy Menus

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In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level.  Named the National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention — or Partnering4Health — five organizations are working with selected chapters and affiliates to strengthen health in their communities. A member of […]

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December 15, 2015 5:32 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Partnering4Health: Brain Boosts with the American Heart Association

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In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level. Named the National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention — or Partnering4Health — five organizations are working with selected chapters and affiliates to strengthen health in their communities. A member of […]

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