February 26, 2015
This week, the Partnership for a Healthier America kicks off its annual “Building a Healthier Future Summit” in Washington, DC. As wellness champions from schools, communities and private industries gather together in the nation’s capital, the Let’s Move folks are encouraging us to celebrate, challenge and champion our way forward into the next year.
December 2, 2014
Students, families and staff at more than 1,500 schools nationwide are basking in the glow of their participation in the Fire Up Your Feet 2014 Fall Activity Challenge, which aims to increase physical activity before, during and after school.
October 2, 2014
Walk Bike to School Day has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration – with record breaking participation among thousands of schools – each October. A movement for movement! One we can all get behind. So start gearing up now for a trek that begins in your neighborhood on Oct. 8.
September 11, 2014
Fall is often a busy time of year for many of us. School is back in session. After-school and after-work activities pick up pace. And many homes and businesses are bustling with activity again after a nice summer lull. How can we keep up with all this new momentum while still making sure we tend to our health? One great way to make sure we’re getting enough steps and strides in the day is through participation in Fire Up Your Feet.
September 4, 2014
In the Mid-Atlantic states, thousands of local children started the 2014 school year this week. While back packs, new shoes and text books are all essential, Kaiser Permanente is placing good health at the top of the list as well and encourage students to start smart!
April 30, 2014
With spring in full swing, why not recommit to getting some regular physical activity during the day? May is a perfect time to get outdoors with family, school classrooms and communities to enjoy the benefits of being active.
Survey Says: American Public Believes Obesity is a Serious Problem, Looks to Schools to Lead Prevention
June 19, 2013
Kaiser Permanente released results from a field poll study on how Americans view the obesity epidemic and to whom they are looking to address the issue.