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Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Forty-five children from three schools in Malta will participate in daily physical activity sessions throughout the school year, as part of a pilot project aimed at tackling lack of exercise and overweight problems in students. Students aged seven to eight will participate in the pilot project, FunFit 5. Students will have daily 45-minute physical education …

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Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Forty-five children from three schools in Malta will participate in daily physical activity sessions throughout the school year, as part of a pilot project aimed at tackling lack of exercise and overweight problems in students. Students aged seven to eight will participate in the pilot project, FunFit 5. Students will have daily 45-minute physical education …

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Kay Matthews founded the Shades of Blue Project nearly 10 years ago after the loss of her daughter. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact)

Shades of Blue Project promotes maternal mental health and provides free support services

Kay Matthews’ world was turned upside down almost 10 years ago when she lost her daughter in childbirth. The Houston native said she felt alone in her grief as she struggled to find people to listen to her and believe what she was going through. “I gave birth to my stillborn daughter, and no one …

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Sylvie Naar is a professor in the College of Medicine at Florida State University and director of the Center for Translational Behavioral Science (CTBS) at FSU.

FSU College of Medicine receives grant for HIV research project

A nearly $5 million grant to Florida State University’s College of Medicine may potentially change the trajectory of young adults affected by the HIV epidemic, which remains a major health concern decades after the first epidemics in the United States. United The National Institute of Mental Health awarded the college a $4.9 million grant as …

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Half an Hour of Health Care - The Healthy Opportunities Pilot Project

Half an Hour of Health Care – The Healthy Opportunities Pilot Project

by Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven As the Healthy Opportunities pilot takes off, how are organizations using the program to better serve their customers? We discussed this topic with Sonya Jones, co-founder of Caja Solidaria. As of August 18, Caja Solidaria had 47 referrals for the HOP program. Jones believes the program will be good not only for …

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