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New Research Examines Physical Education in America

April 18, 2019

By Morgan Clennin, PhD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, University of South Carolina, and National Physical Activity Plan School-based physical education (PE) is recommended by the Community Guide as an effective strategy to promote physical activity among youth. Unfortunately, many have speculated that PE exposure has declined precipitously among U.S. students in the past decade. …

Pilot Communities Test Move Your Way Resources with Customized Campaigns

April 11, 2019

In 2018, ODPHP created the Move Your Way campaign to promote the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Now, ODPHP is developing an implementation strategy to help health departments and community organizations use Move Your Way campaign resources in their local physical activity initiatives. As part of this process, ODPHP recruited 2 pilot …

Pilot Communities Test Move Your Way Resources with Customized Campaigns

April 11, 2019

In 2018, ODPHP created the Move Your Way campaign to promote the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Now, ODPHP is developing an implementation strategy to help health departments and community organizations use Move Your Way campaign resources in their local physical activity initiatives. As part of this process, ODPHP recruited 2 pilot …

Economic Ripples: Hospital Closure Hurts A Town’s Ability To Attract Retirees

April 10, 2019

This story is part of a partnership that includes Nashville Public Radio, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). When a rural community loses its hospital, health care becomes harder to come by in an instant. But a hospital closure also shocks a small town’s economy. It shuts down …

Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care

April 9, 2019

When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t supposed to be there long. At 77, the stoic Wisconsin machinist had just endured the death of his wife of 51 years and a grim new diagnosis: throat cancer, stage 4. His son and daughter expected him to stay …

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April 9, 2019

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Webinar: How Legal and Policy Levers Can Amplify Efforts to Reach Healthy People Goals

April 4, 2019

Thursday April 25, 2019 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET | Register Now Join us on Thursday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn about using laws and policies as levers that can serve as tools for improving public health and reaching Healthy People goals. A leading public health law scholar will provide an …

TOOLKIT: Alcohol Awareness Month

April 1, 2019

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all take steps to help prevent alcohol misuse and abuse. Alcohol Awareness Month is the perfect time to get started! With this and other National Health Observance toolkits offered on healthfinder.gov, we’ve …

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

March 29, 2019

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday and happy spring! A huge thanks to KHN Executive Editor Damon Darlin for stepping in last week as yours truly did a bit of …

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