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Case Study: Facilitating Activity in Our Public Spaces



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08/28/2018 01:19 PM EDT

September 20, 2018 | 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET Register Now

Join us on Thursday, September 20 at 12:00 p.m. ET to learn about progress made toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 Access to Health Services Leading Health Indicators. You’ll also learn about a nonprofit community benefit organization working to increase access to primary care providers (PCPs) for vulnerable populations.…

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08/29/2018 09:00 AM EDT

Whether we are walking through a public plaza on the way to work, using the local library, picnicking in the park, or attending a meeting at town hall, we routinely interface with public spaces in our everyday lives. The Center for Active Design (CfAD) explores how public spaces can be designed to support community health through a discussion of the new Civic Design Guidelines and the redevelopment of the Detroit Riverfront.

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TOOLKITS: National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and Fruits and Veggies – More Matters Month

Health Literacy

09/04/2018 10:59 AM EDT

One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Take action during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month!

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09/04/2018 10:57 AM EDT

Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk many health problems — including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and some types of cancers.

Fruits & Veggies — More Matters Month in September is a great time to spread the word about the importance of healthy eating, and to encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.…

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