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AZ “Putting Prevention to Work”

By | May 16th, 2011|Prevention|

Last year we received funding from CDC to implement the Communities Putting Prevention to Work, which aims to achieve broad reaching, highly impactful, and sustainable change to reduce chronic disease burden associated with obesity and tobacco. This week CDC notified us that Arizona is a “high performing” state. What does this mean? CDC will soon be [...]

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School Health Revolution

By | February 2nd, 2011|Prevention|

The Arizona Department of Health Services is partnering with the Arizona Department of Education to help schools make health a priority.  Arizona has the 15th highest childhood obesity rate in the nation. By creating healthier places to learn, schools are part of the solution to the childhood obesity epidemic. One of the most effective ways [...]

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