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Food and Aging in the Hispanic Community

September 16, 2016
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, MomsRising is excited to discuss how food and aging play out in the Latino community in the United States, during the September 16, 2016 #FoodFri tweetchat. Our featured guest and co-host, the National Hispanic Council of Aging, will join us to discuss the the...
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Impossible Choices.

September 14, 2016
Of course we know that hunger exists in America – and that an estimated 15.3 million children in our country, or one in five, live in a household where there is a real risk they will go hungry. Often studies of childhood hunger involve very young children – up to five years of age, for example, and...
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Antibiotic Resistance: Why Are Drug-Resistant Bacteria So Dangerous? #FoodFri

September 9, 2016
Antibiotics overuse is leading to resistant “superbugs”. This overuse is leading us down a dangerous road and a future where a simple cut could place our lives in danger. READ: How is the state of our antibiotics in 2016? Join #FoodFri on September 9, 2016 at 1p.m. EST to chat with @MomsRising, @...
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Here Are 3 Easy Actions You Can Take to Boost Play for Kids!

September 2, 2016
School is back. But many Latino families live near schools that lock courts, fields, and playgrounds after class—meaning kids miss the physical, mental, and social benefits of physical activity and play. That’s why Salud America! has a new campaign to urge schools to boost public access to...
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Staying Active as We Head Back to School! #FoodFri

September 1, 2016
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the September 2, 2016 #FoodFri STORIFY - a curated list of said chat's tweets compiled into a story format, to learn more about the topic, review chat resources and engage with chat panelist(s) and participants . Studies have shown that...
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Are You Confused by the Snacks for Sale in Schools? You’re Not Alone, Find Out How to Take Action

August 31, 2016
Have you had lunch at your child’s school and sat there wondering why kids are still allowed to purchase Doritos and Cheetos, even after the USDA heralded in the Smart Snacks in School guidelines a few years back? Well it turns out that food companies reformulated many of their branded snack foods...
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School Wellness Programs: School Meals and Physical Activity at Your Local Schools #FoodFri

August 25, 2016
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the August 26, 2016 #FoodFri STORIFY - a curated list of said chat's tweets compiled into a story format, to learn more about the topic, review chat resources and engage with chat panelist(s) and participants . A lot of progress has...
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Joy As the Antidote #BBW16

August 24, 2016
Black Breastfeeding Week is a national multi-media campaign celebrating and promoting breastfeeding as a timeless tradition in Black communities. It occurs annually, August 25-31st.
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Of Angels and Healthy, Affordable Foods in Minnesota

August 22, 2016
In this era of political disagreement, it’s unusual to see political parties put aside their differences, join hands and work together for the greater good. But that’s exactly what happened recently in Minnesota around efforts to improve and increase access to healthy and affordable food. Minnesota...
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Healthy Back to School Tips at #FoodFri

August 19, 2016
The back to school season has started! For many this can be a time of stress so we want to make it easier for you. Join #FoodFri on August 19, 2016, for a bilingual tweetchat to discuss healthy back to school tips with @MomsRising , @MamasConPoder , our Spanish language sister account, and @...
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