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Cooking Up Healthy Habits: How to Get Kids Involved in the Kitchen
Welcome to Week 1 of Sweet Summer Habits! As we embark on this journey to prioritize our health and well-being, we’re kicking things off in the heart of every home—the kitchen. Join us as we explore the importance of cooking…
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June 2, 2024

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Join the Sweet Summer Habits Program: Olympic-Themed Fun All Summer Long!
Are you ready for a summer of health, happiness, and Olympic-inspired fun? Welcome to the Sweet Summer Habits Program—a free summer healthy habit program designed to empower families, educators, and communities to prioritize their well-being. Let’s explore the exciting components…
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May 16, 2024

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7 Stretches to Keep You in the Game
Here are some stretches you can do from the couch to help relieve tension and improve flexibility while your’re cheering for the Texas Rangers and watching the World Series! Couch Neck Stretch: Sit on the edge of your couch with…
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October 27, 2023

Five Exercises You Can Do While Social Distancing
  Finding ways to stay physically active during the pandemic has been a challenge for all of us—no matter your age, fitness level, or preference of workout. Not only is it hard to stay motivated during these times, it’s also…
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January 26, 2021

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Community Challenge Hacks: Intern Edition
It’s Time Texas intern Jaelyn Valero shares how to get 800 points a day in the 2020 Community Challenge Over the past few weeks, our support inbox has received a lot of questions on how to be a tough competitor…
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February 10, 2020

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Want Your Kids To Open Up? Try Walking Together.
Family can be described as a tree—each member grows in a different direction, but all have the same roots. Every now and then, it may feel as if the closeness of the family has dwindled. That’s when it is most…
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November 3, 2019

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Be Well Baytown: Putting Knowledge Into Action
Baytown, TX is the first stop in our free Building Healthier Communities workshop series for Texans seeking more effective ways to collaborate for community health. As the inaugural site for the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Be Well…
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May 17, 2019

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Commit to Health During the Healthiest Week of the Year!
Healthy Texas Week is coming April 29th – May 5th. Texans will be shopping for healthy foods, sweating more, and sharing their healthy activities on social media! Keep reading to discover how others have gotten involved in Healthy Texas Week…
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April 9, 2019

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Ideas to Create a Healthy Community
The #CommunityChallenge is about building a healthy community, but doesn’t work without the involvement of the hardworking people! You don’t have to be the mayor to engage the people around you, you just need to be passionate about practicing a…
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February 12, 2019

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A Healthy Win to Celebrate Choose Healthier
What would you do with $500? Maybe take a road trip with your friends or family? What about groceries? Or even that gym membership that you’ve had on your list? The options are ENDLESS! To celebrate the expansion of our…
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July 17, 2018