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Sugary Drinks Have a Deadly Global Impact

July 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: According to a new study from an international team of researchers, sugary drinks – which have been identified as the main source of added sugars in Americans’ diets – have been estimated to lead to more than 184,000 adult deaths across the globe each year. This alarming number includes more than 25,000 Americans. The comprehensive study, which was published in the journal Circulation just last week, is the first of its kind. Read more here.

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Building a Culture of Health Across Indian Country

July 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: The way food is produced, accessed and funded on tribal lands must be overhauled to combat the obesity and diabetes epidemics plaguing Native Americans, according to a report released Thursday.

Are Your Streets Built to Share?

July 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: The Voices for Healthy Kids team has released a toolkit on complete streets called "Streets Built to Share." The toolkit includes tactics to help advocate for state, regional and local public policies requiring that all road constr

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Sugary Drinks Have a Deadly Global Impact

07/16/2015

IN THIS ISSUE: According to a new study from an international team of researchers, sugary drinks – which have been identified as the main source of added sugars in Americans’ diets – have been estimated to lead to more than

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Tell Your Transportation Leader: Safe Routes to School Matter!

05/14/2015

Dear Supporter,

Safe Routes to School projects can keep kids safe and healthy. Your state transportation leader has the power to prioritize Safe Routes to School project funding—or to take funding away. 

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