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How Being Active and Limiting Inactivity Differ

This article was first published on El Paso Inc. on September 26, 2018 http://www.elpasoinc.com/special_sections/el_paso_kids_inc/how-being-active-and-limiting-inactivity-differ/article_21f8bdc8-c1c7-11e8-a6e1-bf7184b2bb3b.html We all know how important it is to be physically active, but did you know that it is just as important – or maybe more so – to limit physical inactivity? Wait, isn’t that the same thing? Not quite.  Physical activity

Building an Exercise Toolbox for Your Patients or Clients with Obesity: Workshop #2- Meet the Speakers

Dr. Ann Yelmokas McDermott is a system scientist and program design specialist experienced in translating program objectives into evidence-based, practical applications that enable organizations to achieve their unique goals and build capacity.  Her positions over the past 20+ years have been with translational, team-based health research and education projects that integrated community-participatory approaches and have

Building an Exercise Toolbox for Your Patients or Clients with Obesity: Workshop #2

This 2 ¾ hour in-person course is the first of a four-part series that presents current evidence-based approaches pertaining to the benefits and application strategies of physical activity and exercise for the management of obesity and its comorbidities. This course is appropriate for clinical and community-based allied health and fitness professionals who work with adults with different levels of

Oh, SNAP – A Food Fight to Open Nutrition 2018

This article was first published on the ConscienHealth on June 10, 2018 by Leah Whigham PhD, FTOS http://conscienhealth.org/2018/06/oh-snap-a-food-fight-to-open-nutrition-2018/ Marlene Schwartz did a fine job summarizing the main issues. Feasibility Foods come in so many forms and no one agrees on how to define “healthy.” Yet programs like WIC do it and there are technology advances

Health, Air Quality Study Seeks Pollution Solutions

This article was first published on the UTEP website on May 03, 2018 https://www.utep.edu/newsfeed/campus/health,-air-quality-study-seeks-pollution-solutions.html By Daniel Perez UTEP Communications The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) promotes healthy eating and active lifestyles, but it also engages in interdisciplinary research with The University of Texas at El Paso and dozens of other groups to

Anti-Obesity Partnerships Beyond the Usual Suspects

This article was first published on the ConscienHealth website on May 6, 2018 by Leah Whigham PhD, FTOS http://conscienhealth.org/2018/05/anti-obesity-partnerships-beyond-the-usual-suspects/ The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) held its annual summit – Innovating a Healthier Future – last week in Washington, DC. PHA came to life in 2010 as an offshoot of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign. The mission is to