Found out about this book via TCE's twitter account - Thanks! You can follow them at @CalEndowment
Important new book on health disparities for boys & men of color.
"The Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity and Diversity (Warren Institute) is a multidisciplinary, collaborative venture to produce research, research-based policy prescriptions, and curricular…
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To All Movers & Shakers,
Last Tuesday's review of my book Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 MINUTES AT A…Continue
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"We all know by now that we should be getting 30 minutes a day of moderate to vigorous…Continue
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Today marks the official start to proceedings of the COP 16 conference in Cancun, Mexico. However, this past weekend, international youth delegates, researchers and activists converged at the 6th Conference of Youth (COY 6) meetings to share information and resources, network, and dialogue about all things climate change related. PHI's GoJoven program, which builds the capacity of youth leaders to improve…Continue
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This year marks the first time that PHI’s Center for Public Health & Climate…Continue
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Obesity/diabetes patients also tend to have high blood pressure. I know the nation has put a lot of effort into warning about eating too much salt. This was probably more noticeable in the African American community.
Regardless of the number of education campaigns and no/no's from our doctors, salt intake in the US has not fallen in 50 years. That is pretty shocking. It seems that just as fat has been added to our food, salt is creeping into our daily eating habits because we now use…Continue
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Children's nutrution programs are a bi-partisan issue in US politics. Urban centers have kid to feed and the Heartland has crops to sell. No matter what the nutritional deficits, kids in America need not starve at breakfast or lunch if they are in a school district and quality for free/reduced meals. It is a blessing, but the kids don't see it that way. They hate the food and they hate the stigma.
USDA is on the childhood obesity prevention bandwagon and school lunch programs…Continue
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This week, PHI will participate in the 6th annual Conference of Youth (COY6) meetings in Cancun, November 26th-28th, 2010: http://dialogue4health.ning.com/events/the-conference-of-youth-coy6. Held just prior to the UN Climate Change Conference, COY meetings bring international youth together to share, network, dialogue and strategize on a range…Continue
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Some of you may not be aware that in Britain we have a conservative government at the helm. There are significant reductions planned for areas of government. This is truly a turning of the tide leaving many in shock, unlike the French who are not taking the reduction of government benefits lightly.
Now we hear that candy and fast food executives will have a say in the development of British health policy. Money does not play a major role in our elections, but I know from…Continue
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Copied from HUD website
HUD’s Sustainable Communities Challenge Grants will foster reform and reduce barriers to achieving affordable, economically vital and sustainable communities. These funds will be used by communities, large and small, to address local challenges to integrating transportation and housing. When these activities are done in conjunction with transportation projects, they can greatly increase the efficiency and access of local transportation while…Continue
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The California Pan Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) recently released report on the topic of the primary care medical home. The report presents each of the benefits associated with this health services delivery model and offers an equity improvement recommendation for each benefit.
The report can be accessed at: http://www.cpehn.org/pdfs/Medical%20Homes.pdf
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