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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 a challenge to figure out how to stay safe while…
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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 in the Community Challenge – especially when you’re working with…
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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 important to find those roots and use them to reconnect.…
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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 Communities initiative, it is also home to a comprehensive place-based…
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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 in past years, and how you can involve your family…
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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 healthy lifestyle. Here are some of the small ways that…
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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 Choose Healthier app, we are giving away $500 to one…
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July 17, 2018