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.
June 21, 2017
Using a small grant from Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools, staff from Laupāhoehoe Community Public Charter School sought to build a multipronged wellness system with a strong emphasis on mental health.
June 14, 2017
Thoughts and tips on healthy choices from Kim Newell, MD, Kaiser Permanente pediatrician
May 25, 2017
“Together, we can improve access to drinking water in schools, use local school wellness policies to improve water quality, educate families, help people pledge to drink water instead of sugary beverages and much more."