September 7, 2017
Healthy learning environments are important for student success. Teachers want the best for their students — incorporating mindfulness into school days is one way to improve classroom atmospheres.
August 24, 2017
Karina Maher, MD, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Monica Medical Offices, reminds parents of the crucial role immunizations play in keeping kids healthy.
August 16, 2017
Kaiser Permanente Northern California recently awarded Santa Rosa Community Health, the nonprofit that runs the health center, $98,000 to support counseling services that address the impact of trauma on at-risk youth at the school and in the surrounding community. “If we can help these kids now, we can change the trajectory of their lives and help them live to their fullest potential.”
August 8, 2017
Every child deserves a healthy school. To reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and empower kids to develop lifelong healthy habits, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation launched its 2017 America’s #HealthiestSchools campaign. Learn more.
July 12, 2017
A case study of Thriving Schools in action lays out an elementary school’s journey to think strategically about creating a playground environment that supports positive behaviors,.
July 7, 2017
Despite signs of progress, disparities in obesity rates persist. Over the last 3 decades, obesity rates doubled for adults and preschool children, and tripled for school-age children and adolescents. Check out a quick summary of the 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference.
June 30, 2017
More than 100 Fire Up Your Feet awards were distributed to participating schools in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Metro Atlanta, Maryland, Oregon, SW Washington, Washington DC, and Virginia this spring. Read about some success story highlights.