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Jun 29, 2016, 10:17 ET New Survey Reveals Parents' High Expectations for Health in Child Care Settings

Almost one quarter of children under the age of five are in some form of organized child care, where rules such as limited screen time or...


May 18, 2016, 07:00 ET The Dannon Company Makes Significant Progress Toward Fulfillment Of Commitment To Partnership For A Healthier America

The Dannon Company today announced substantial progress across all four components of its nutrition commitment to the Partnership for a Healthier...


Apr 13, 2016, 10:00 ET Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Calorie Commitment Initiative Earns Healthier Future Award from the Partnership for a Healthier America

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) has awarded the HWCF with its Healthier...


Jan 21, 2016, 09:27 ET Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 5 High School Students Would Skip Applying to a College Based on a Campus' Health and Wellness Offerings

A new survey conducted in October 2015 by Harris Poll on behalf of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) among over 400 high school...


Dec 02, 2015, 13:30 ET GRAMMY Award-Winner Ashanti's New Single "Let's Go" Released Today, Thanks to Fans and Water

 GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and author Ashanti today released her newest single, "Let's Go," which her fans helped bring...


Dec 02, 2015, 13:30 ET GRAMMY Award-Winner Ashanti's New Single "Let's Go" Released Today, Thanks to Fans and Water

 GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and author Ashanti today released her newest single, "Let's Go," which her fans helped bring...


Nov 20, 2015, 19:10 ET Avocados From Mexico Celebrates the Star Power of Fruits & Veggies at FNV Live

This afternoon, Old Dominion University was the site for FNV Live, a star-studded event featuring musical performances, celebrity appearances, and...


Nov 20, 2015, 15:00 ET FNV Live Brings Together Celebrities, Companies and Athletes for a One-of-a-Kind Celebration of Fruits and Veggies

Today, FNV – a cutting-edge brand focused on increasing consumption and sales of fruits and vegetables among teens and moms – brought...


Nov 05, 2015, 10:23 ET GRAMMY Award-Winner Ashanti's New Single "Let's Go" to be Released With the Help of Fans … And Water

In a first of its kind program, GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Ashanti today released her newest single, "Let's Go," but needs...


Nov 02, 2015, 13:23 ET Social Media Sensations Nash and Hayes Grier Join #TeamFNV, Kick Off T-Shirt Design Competition with Fans

FNV, a brand focused on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption, announced at Stream Con NYC today that social media sensations Nash and Hayes...


Sep 21, 2015, 09:00 ET New Group of Colleges and Universities Join Partnership for a Healthier America to Offer Healthier Choices Across Campus

Today, the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make...


May 28, 2015, 13:03 ET PHA Releases Third Annual Progress Report

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to help end...


Feb 27, 2015, 11:00 ET Mercedes-Benz USA and Five New Let's Move! Active Schools Supporters Announced at Day Two of Building a Healthier Future Summit

Today at its fourth annual Building a Healthier Future Summit, the Partnership for a Healthier America announced that its first automotive partner,...


Feb 26, 2015, 15:00 ET Bright Horizons Recognized for its Leadership in Fighting Childhood Obesity at Partnership for a Healthier America's Summit in D.C.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions® and its Chief Executive Officer David Lissy were recognized at Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA)...


Feb 26, 2015, 11:00 ET Prepare To Be Marketed To

Today at the Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) 2015 Building a Healthier Future Summit, a collaboration of companies, celebrities,...


Feb 26, 2015, 08:30 ET 10 New Partners Commit to Offer Healthier Choices at Partnership for a Healthier America's Annual Summit

 Vintners Distributors, Inc., Blue Sea Development Company, Urban Ventures, LLC, Vitus Group and six college campuses today announced new...


Mar 14, 2014, 09:41 ET BOKS Sponsors Partnership for a Healthier America's Building a Healthier Future Summit

 Today BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), a free before-school physical activity program, joins Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA)...


Mar 14, 2014, 08:27 ET Del Monte Foods Joins Forces With Partnership for a Healthier America In The Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Del Monte Foods announced today it has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary...


Mar 14, 2014, 06:00 ET Dannon, Del Monte and Kwik Trip Join Partnership for a Healthier America to Offer Healthier Choices

 Today, during the second day of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA)'s Building a Healthier Future Summit, Dannon, Del Monte and Kwik...


Mar 13, 2014, 15:45 ET Morrison Healthcare Announces First-Year PHA Wellness Accomplishments

 Morrison Healthcare today announced its first-year results from 500 hospitals as part of a five-year commitment to Partnership for a Healthier...


Mar 13, 2014, 10:44 ET Sodexo Joins Partnership for a Healthier America in the Fight against Childhood Obesity

Recognizing that millions of children and families in the U.S. face long-term health and social challenges as a result of childhood obesity,...


Mar 13, 2014, 06:28 ET FirstBIKE, Knowledge Universe, Nutri Ventures, Sodexo and Four Hospital Systems Join the Partnership for a Healthier America to Offer Healthier Choices

FirstBIKE, Knowledge Universe, Nutri Ventures, Sodexo and four hospital systems announced new commitments to the childhood obesity fight today at...


Mar 12, 2014, 15:48 ET Bright Horizons Family Solutions Plays Active Role in Partnership for a Healthier America's Building a Healthier Future Summit

 Bright Horizons Family Solutions® and its Chief Executive Officer David Lissy are playing an important role in the Partnership for a...


Mar 12, 2014, 14:58 ET Partnership for a Healthier America Releases Second Report on Private Sector Progress Toward Childhood Obesity Commitments

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to garner...


Feb 27, 2014, 14:19 ET Learning Care Group Joins Partnership For A Healthier America To Create Healthier Early Childcare Environments

Learning Care Group today joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA honorary chair First...