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May 20, 2016, 00:01 ET Four New Partners Announce Commitments to Offer Healthier Choices At Partnership for a Healthier America's Annual Summit

 Organizations including Dick's Sporting Goods, The North Face, One Medical's Rise and Trinity Health today announced commitments to the...


May 19, 2016, 00:01 ET PHA Announces New Partners at 2016 Summit

 Today, at the Partnership for America's (PHA) fifth annual Building a Healthier Future Summit, Westin Hotels, MARS Food U.S, Outdoor...


May 09, 2016, 18:13 ET Retail, Food Service, Child Care and Health Care Leaders to Sponsor Partnership for a Healthier America's Building a Healthier Future Summit

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


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...


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...


Oct 12, 2015, 13:45 ET U-Gas And Tri Star Services LLC Join Partnership For A Healthier America To Make Healthier Choices Easier For Busy Parents And Families

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


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...


Jul 31, 2015, 10:40 ET Hendrick Motorsports Running Drink Up-Inspired Paint Scheme This Weekend On Kasey Kahne's #5 Aquafina® Chevrolet SS

Race car driver Kasey Kahne's  #5 Aquafina Chevrolet SS will have a refreshing new look with a Drink Up-inspired paint scheme at Pocono this...


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, 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...


Nov 16, 2014, 13:30 ET PHA Announces Healthier Campus Initiative

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


Oct 10, 2014, 11:06 ET Sheetz Joins Partnership for a Healthier America to Make Healthier Choices Easier for Busy Parents and Families

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make...


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, 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, 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...


Jan 23, 2014, 12:18 ET Subway® Restaurants Answers First Lady Michelle Obama's Call To Market Healthier Choices To Kids

The chain commits to its largest marketing effort to date to get kids to pile on the veggies; announces the standards it commits to meet in all...


Jan 16, 2014, 11:00 ET Vivreau, NY2O, Local Water, Crystal Clear Water, CannedWater4Kids and AAGWATT Join Partnership for a Healthier America in Support of Drink Up Effort

Since First Lady Michelle Obama's announcement in Watertown, Wis., six new water companies have pledged to promote efforts and encourage people to...


Oct 30, 2013, 14:50 ET Beloved Sesame Street Characters to Promote Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Consumption to Kids

Sesame Workshop and Produce Marketing Association joined the Partnership for a Healthier America to help make healthier choices easier for...


Sep 30, 2013, 17:00 ET Songs for a Healthier America Debut Album and Live Event Kicks Off in New York City; Performances from Ashanti, Doug E. Fresh, DMC, Ryan Beatty, Matisyahu, Nils Lofgren and More

ALBUM DOWNLOAD, AIMED AT TEACHERS, PARENTS AND KIDS, AVAILABLE FOR FREE ON iTUNES AND http://songsforahealthieramerica.org  Today marked...