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Why Public Health Prevention is Important

Posted on: December 5th, 2012 by Glenn

Ever wonder how the Heart Network fits into the larger picture of public health?  Or why public health prevention programs are important?  The American Public Health Association just released this infographic which does a great job of explaining the connections and the importance of prevention.  Pay particular attention to the graphic “Public Health prevention services Read the Rest…

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School District Ahead of the Curve on School Lunches

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by Glenn

Saranac Lake School District will have a leg up in the lunch room this fall (Adirondack Daily Enterprise Article).  The district has a school food policy that was developed with assistance from the Eat Well Play Hard project 2 years ago and already complies with many of the guidelines in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 which go Read the Rest…

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New Obesity Data Released by CDC

Posted on: August 17th, 2012 by Glenn

New baseline data for obesity prevalence by state released by CDC. While New York has a lower obesity rate compared to other states, 24.5% of us are obese – that is nearly one out of every four adults. Now more than ever we need to improve our communities to make it easier to eat well Read the Rest…

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Essex County Provides Grant Money for Gardens

Posted on: June 27th, 2012 by Glenn

The Essex County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to front $35,720 to promote gardens in Essex County as part of the Creating Healthy Places grant in that county. You can read the full article in the Press Republican here.

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Getting Fruits and Veggies on Your Plate

Posted on: June 27th, 2012 by Glenn

Produce is at it’s prime during the summer months, which makes barbecue season a great time to get creative with more ways to put fruits and veggies on your plate. See this Press Republican article for more ideas, and put this seasonal produce chart from the Adirondack Harvest on your fridge as a helpful resource.

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