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8 11, 2016

Cervical Cancer Screening Ideas from the AHRQ Innovations Exchange

2016-12-20T16:35:26+00:00 November 8th, 2016|

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15 09, 2016

Healthy Options Sell in a Food Desert

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Healthy options can lead to healthy profits. Learn how a small grocery store in the northern part of Omaha, NE, improved its bottom line while at the same time making healthy living easier for community members. From the CDC, punlished April, 2015.

15 09, 2016

Hispanic Grocer Says Produce Sells

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Healthy profits and good health go hand in hand. Learn how fresh fruits and vegetables add up to increased sales for a corner store owner and easier access to produce for the neighborhood. From the CDC. published April, 2015.

15 09, 2016

Healthy Snacking in Philadelphia

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Access to healthy food throughout the workday can be a challenge. Learn how one Philadelphia resident incorporated healthier snacking habits into her daily routine thanks to new healthy vending machines. From the CDC. May 2014.

15 09, 2016

Healthy Corner Stores (Louisville)

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Providing fresh fruits and vegetables is a win-win for two corner store owners in Louisville, KY, and their local customers. Learn how sales of healthy items are soaring in neighborhoods where store owners chose to make healthy living easier for their customers, improving community health and increasing store profits at the same time. From the CDC, published in August of 2013.

15 09, 2016

Collective Impact in Somerville, MA

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

From the Youtube post:
“How do you transform a city where almost half of the children are overweight or obese into a healthy, vibrant community? In this new video from the Collective Impact Forum, Dr. Christina Economos, principal investigator, and David Hudson, director of Shape Up Somerville, discuss the adoption of a collective impact approach and the journey that created a healthier Somerville.

Ten years ago, the youth of the city of Somerville, Mass., much like the rest of the country, faced an obesity epidemic. 44% of youth were obese or overweight, and overweight adolescents had a 70% chance […]

15 09, 2016

Improving Lives, Inspiring Hope

2016-10-31T08:29:33+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Hear how local communities take action to improve the health of their residents and reduce racial and ethnic health disparities. Addressing several chronic health conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular health, asthma, cancer, and obesity, innovative programs meet local health needs and demonstrate positive impact. From the CDC, published in January of 2013.

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