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  • Best Practice: School-Wide Movement Breaks

    October 9, 2018 - A Spotlight on Frances E. Willard Elementary. Written by: Ayooluwa Ariyo for Get Healthy Philly “Raise your right leg! Support it with your arms around your knee! Now I’m going to count to five. You can put that leg down at five and switch to your other leg!” This is Ms. Debra DeShields, Health and P.E. […]
  • Less Salt, Healthier Life: Unique Partnership Strives for a Healthier Community

    August 30, 2018 - Food contest participants and Temple Center for Asian Health staff   On Saturday August 4th, Temple University’s Center for Asian Health hosted a community event that recognized multiple partners working together to promote eating less salt (or sodium). The Center for Asian Health launched the Healthy Chinese Take-out Initiative (HCTI) in 2012 in partnership with […]
  • Recipes for a Healthier Fourth of July

    June 29, 2018 - This Fourth of July celebrate with one of these nutritious, easy, and tasty recipes. Appetizers When you make recipes at home, you are better able to control the salt, sugar, and fat that goes into them. A homemade black bean and corn salsa is as easy as opening three cans! When using canned goods, look […]
  • Kids Eat FREE: Summer Meals in Philadelphia 2018

    June 27, 2018 - What are Summer Meals? The Summer Meals Program provides free meals to kids while school is out, helping them get the nutritious food they need to stay healthy all summer long. There are no income requirements, ID, or registration in qualifying areas. The Coalition against Hunger shows more than 1,000 places in Philadelphia that serve free meals […]
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Monday, 15 October 2018 8:18 pm

Tomorrow's Walk with a Doc at Apm ForEveryone will be co-led by a certified tobacco treatment specialist at noon! Come ask all your questions about tobacco while you get your fitness on with our doc 👟

Ven a caminar con nosotros en Martes 16 de octubre al medio día! Mañana tendremos un especialista en el tratamiento del uso del tabaco. Le pregunta todo lo que le gustaria saber al mismo vez de dar un paseo saludable con nuestros medicos!

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This #QuitMonday, reach out to a counselor or medical professional for a fresh take on moving ahead! It’s important to find the support that works for you.

Don't know where to start? Join us for a special edition of Walk with a Doc tomorrow at Apm ForEveryone, which will be co-led by Family Doc & Get Healthy Philly Director Cheryl Bettigole, & Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist & Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager Ryan Coffman. Come ask all your questions about how to quit for good!

Inspired by Quit & Stay Quit Monday and Walk With A Doc

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Friday, 12 October 2018 7:13 pm

This summer was HOT! Come out to the next Thursday's Beat the Heat workshop to learn how we can cool things down at our parks. Thursday, 10/18 from 6-8 pm

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