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Voices for Healthy Kids

Southern States Addressing Access to Healthy Foods

Dr. Rani G. Whitfield | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics
Dr. Rani G. Whitfield

Three Southern legislatures made progress on laws that could help close the gap on the lack of access that millions of its residents have to healthy, fresh food. But advocates say more work is needed to fund the efforts.

You Won't Believe the Must-Have Item Sold at This Convenience Store

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

How did these-naturally grown items that have been around forever suddenly become "the thing" at Rozek's store? It began as a pilot program as part of the Pitt County Healthy Corner Stores Initiative, and it's still going strong nearly three years later.

Healthy Habits: One Of The Most Precious Gifts We Can Give Our Children

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

The American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson have come together as partners in a new initiative -- Voices for Healthy Kids -- to engage, organize and mobilize people to improve the health of their communities and reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.