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April 26, 2015: The 4th Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

Children aged 8-12 are invited to join a parent or guardian in creating an original MyPlate-inspired recipe that is healthy, tasty, and affordable. Deadline is April 30, 2015.

April 10, 2015: April 2015 is National Minority Health Month

Please join with us in raising public awareness about health and health care disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity.

April 10, 2015: Design That Heals: The American Institute of Architects Rewrites the Rules

Featured on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health blog is an award-winning affordable housing complex designed around equity and social cohesion, demonstrating a new era of healthy design. The South Bronx's Via Verde neighborhood features an orchard, gardens, and grove of evergreens and community residents can come together.

March 17, 2015: Sugary Drinks - What Parents Know

A new study from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut, published in Public Health Nutrition reveals that many parents are misled by labels on fruit drinks, sport drinks, and flavored water.




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