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Good Neighbor Store Initiative Encourages Healthy Eating Choices In Broward County Communities

This article was originally written by Arun Sivasankaran and published at SunSentinel.com A program that encourages neighborhood stores near schools to promote healthy foods is being expanded in Broward County to counter the growing incidence of diabetes and obesity among children in low-income areas. Spearheading the project will be students from schools that have after-school projects run by […]

The CDC 2014 School Health Index: A New Unified School Health Assessment Tool for Obesity Prevention and Health Promotion

Working with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (the Alliance), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its School Health Index (SHI). The 2014 SHI guides school-based obesity prevention and health promotion efforts. The Alliance has replaced its Healthy Schools Program Inventory with the School Health Index. By offering a unified assessment […]