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What We’re Reading – 10/12/16

Corporate Advertising in our National Parks Earlier this year, the National Park Service (NPS) proposed a new policy that would open parks to corporate advertising and allow the sale of naming rights at National Parks. The public comment period on the policy change closed months ago, but the NPS hasn’t made the comments publicly available. Continue reading

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Meet Our Partners – Diana Camacho

We want you to get to know the people who make HAB45 the powerful collaboration that it is. In this series, we’ll be speaking with members of our Executive Committee and other partners who bring unique perspectives on early childhood health to our table. Today we’re speaking with Diana Camacho, Program Director at John Muir Continue reading

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We won an award!

In August the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced the Let’s Get Healthy California “Innovation Challenge” to engage and empower people to work together toward improving the health of their community and the state. We’re so honored to have been announced as a finalist of Continue reading

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What We’re Reading – 1/27/16

Can Babies Be Obese? In this piece, NPR’s Barbara King speaks with medical professionals from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to find out if babies can be born obese. In short, yes they can. A baby at or over the 95th percentile is considered obese, but doctors don’t usually intervene unless a high BMI is Continue reading