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Stay Healthy this Back-to-School Season

Posted by Making Health Easier on August 5, 2014 at 8:38am 0 Comments

In August and September, kids and teens across the country will be heading back to school to start the new school year. When school begins, life gets busy! And when life gets busy, it can be harder to fit in physical activity and prepare healthy food.

Healthy eating and regular exercise is the best…

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Have a Swimmingly Awesome Summer

Posted by Making Health Easier on July 16, 2014 at 8:21am 0 Comments

Swimming and other water-related activities are an excellent way to beat the summer heat and get physical activity each day. By playing in the water or swimming, you can get the recommended amount of physical…

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National Men’s Health Month

Posted by Making Health Easier on June 18, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments



National Men’s Health Month is celebrated each June. This month-long health observance helps to communicate the importance of early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Men across the country are encouraged this week to make their health a top priority and lead safer, stronger, and healthier…

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Forum

Can new communities be added to site?

Started by Amy Paulson. Last reply by CDC Jul 24, 2013. 1 Reply

We coordinate multiple healthy city and a healthy region initiative.  How do we go about getting our communities and Regional Healthy Hampton Roads campaign posted on the site?  I notice that none of…Continue

Does your community make pedestrian safety a priority?

Started by CDC. Last reply by Amy Paulson Jul 17, 2013. 1 Reply

Are residents hesitant to bike and walk due to safety concerns? Please share how your community has made pedestrian safety a priority!Continue

Does your community offer healthy cooking classes?

Started by CDC. Last reply by Nancy Pappas Apr 10, 2013. 1 Reply

Healthy cooking can be daunting for some people. But it is fun and easy—and the food tastes delicious! Check to see if your community offers healthy cooking classes. Continue

What is your favorite healthy snack?

Started by CDC Feb 25, 2013. 0 Replies

Eating healthy throughout the day can be easy. Fresh fruit, nuts and dried fruit, and green smoothies are great healthy-snack options. What is your favorite?Continue

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