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2018 National Healthy Schools Award Applications Open

posted on Wed, Mar 7 2018 3:42 pm by The Alliance for a Healthier Generation

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McDonald's Announces Global Commitment to Support Families with Increased Focus on Happy Meals

posted on Thu, Feb 15 2018 4:00 am by Alliance for a Healthier Generation

McDonald's expands commitment with Alliance for a Healthier Generation by setting bold goals in 120 markets to evolve the Happy Meal menu.

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation Receives $3.1 Million Grant for Healthy Schools Program from Kaiser Permanente

posted on Tue, Feb 13 2018 4:00 pm by Alliance for a Healthier Generation

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation and NYC Department of Education Launch Partnership to Improve Wellness in City Schools

posted on Tue, Feb 13 2018 1:00 pm by Alliance for a Healthier Generation

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Award Recognizes Fresh Approach to Address Obesity Prevention and Management

posted on Sat, Feb 10 2018 8:30 pm by The Alliance for a Healthier Generation

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Comments from Dr. Howell Wechsler on USDA’s School Meal Flexibility Rule

posted on Mon, Jan 29 2018 6:50 pm by DR. HOWELL WECHSLER, CEO ALLIANCE FOR A HEALTHIER GENERATION

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USDA Waters Downs Nutrition Standards with School Meal Flexibility Rule

posted on Wed, Nov 29 2017 7:42 pm by Dr. Howell Wechsler, CEO Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture published today a new School Meal Flexibility Rule that will weaken nutrition standards aimed at reducing sodium and increasing whole grains for meals provided under the USDA’s National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

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Coalition of Organizations Take Pledge to Provide Obesity Prevention, Treatment to Millions of Individuals

posted on Wed, Nov 15 2017 8:32 am by The Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Today healthcare leaders across the nation, including private and public payers and employers, are taking the My Healthy Weight pledge to offer obesity prevention and treatment for individuals of all ages. With more than one in three U.S. adults overweight or living with obesity, this first-ever collaboration is taking serious action to tackle one of America’s most challenging and costly public health concerns. Each year, obesity care costs nearly $210 billion to the nation’s health care system.

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation Statement: Reauthorize CHIP

posted on Tue, Oct 3 2017 8:15 pm by Howell Wechsler, EdD, MPH

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation Announces America’s Healthiest Schools

posted on Tue, Aug 8 2017 7:09 am by Healthier Generation

More than 300 schools from 30 states honored for promoting healthy eating and physical activity

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