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  • Health Commissioner Recognizes Members of the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals Initiative

    October 24, 2017 - Dr. Tom Farley, Philadelphia Health Commissioner, recognizes all members of the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals initiative for their commitment to creating a culture of health through the food and beverages offered throughout their institutions.  The Good Food, Healthy Hospitals initiative works with healthcare providers who are committed to health and wellness and serve as models […]
  • Philadelphia Hospitals Offer Healthier Options with Good Food, Healthy Hospitals

    September 13, 2017 - The CDC recognizes our The Good Food, Healthy Hospitals (GFHH) initiative as a success story. Click here to learn more about the GFHH initiative.
  • Healthy & Fun Recipes for Labor Day Weekend

    August 30, 2017 - Video Recipes Grilled Peach Summer Salad: Round out peach season with a delicious Labor Day entrée salad! No need to add the salt with all the flavor packed into this dish. Watermelon Grill: Have some fun making a delicious treat! Chicken & Vegetable Skewers: Get your kids to help out putting these together for a […]
  • Philadelphia Board of Health Recommendations:

    August 28, 2017 - The Board of Health is helping to give our children a healthy start. The new recommendations limit screen time and promote serving healthy beverages in childcare. Read more below to find out what they recommend and what you can do. Childcare Providers Recommendations for childcare providers 向儿童照护提供者提供的信息 給兒童照護提供者的資訊 Informations pour les fournisseurs de services de […]
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Saturday, 9 December 2017 5:00 pm

Cooler weather during the winter can make it harder to stay active. Mall walking is a great way to build physical activity into your winter weather workout.

Mall Walking this Winter

The holidays can be busy! Try brisk walking while you shop to stay active and save time.

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Friday, 8 December 2017 8:00 pm

Getting regular physical activity can improve your health in many ways, including reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Learn more about the benefits of physical activity:

Physical Activity and Health | Physical Activity | CDC

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

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