July 31, 2019
Earlier this month, the Childhood Obesity Conference held its 10th biennial convening in Anaheim, California, bringing together nearly 2,000 researchers, public health professionals, policymakers, and thought leaders from across the country to share the latest learnings and opportunities for championing solutions.
January 22, 2019
McFadden Intermediate School in Santa Ana, California, has been part of a 2-year program focused on building a resilient school environment for students and staff at its campus. RISE — short for Resilience In Schools Environments — implements policies, practices and trainings to help the school students and staff adapt to and deal with challenges, trauma and emotionally charged experiences.
August 9, 2018
“I think that when young people are involved in current, real-world situations, it enables us to passionately interact with the world and create a better future,” said Vanessa, a high school senior and Student Youth Advisory Council member.
July 25, 2018
TutorMate and Kaiser Permanente volunteers worked with 20 first-grade students who struggle with literacy at Asa Hilliard Elementary School in East Point, Georgia over the course of the 2017-2018 school year to improve the students' reading skills.
May 8, 2018
Kaiser Permanente recently helped open a wellness center for more than 70 teachers and employees at Carole Highlands Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The new wellness center includes exercise equipment and a meditation area.
April 27, 2018
Over the past decade, Kaiser Permanente used different aspects of its HEAL (short for “Healthy Eating Active Living”) initiative to improve health policies, programs and ultimately health outcomes impacting more than 715,000 people.
March 27, 2018
“Often times, the health from the neck up has a direct impact on our health from the neck down," said Chaundrissa Smith, MD, at Kaiser Permanente Georgia. Dr. Smith encouraged students to speak up and reach out for help if they or someone around them experienced adverse mental health issues following a traumatic event.
January 2, 2018
These elementary school teachers know the value of healthy activity and taking a moment to focus on their own health and well-being.