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Fit Pix Project Launched

Posted on: March 23rd, 2012 by Glenn

North Country Fit Pix – Healthy Convenience Store Project kicked off this winter with two stores participating. Mad Joe’s in Moira now carries a selection of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables. SRF Leroux’s Quick Stop in St. Regis Falls also offers a wide variety of fresh and frozen vegetables. More stores will be joining Read the Rest…

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Redesigning our Communities for Physical Activity

Posted on: February 6th, 2012 by Glenn

“Well”, the New York Times blog on health recently published an entry entitled “Communities Learn the Good Life Can Be a Killer” which discusses the growing obesity epidemic in America and the importance of working to fix it.  The piece highlights a forthcoming PBS mini-series and companion book, “Designing Healthy Communities“.  A good read for Read the Rest…

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HHS announces launch of Million Hearts Campaign

Posted on: December 5th, 2011 by Glenn

On September 13th the Department of Health and Human Services announced the launch of a new campaign to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the next five years.  In regard to tobacco cessation, their goal is to see four million fewer Americans smoking by 2017. The campaign, being led by the Centers for Read the Rest…

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