News from partnership for a healthier america A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

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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...

Sep 12, 2013, 06:10 ET

First Lady Michelle Obama, Actress Eva Longoria Join Partnership For A Healthier America And More Than A Dozen Companies To Announce Landmark Effort Encouraging People To Drink More Water More Often

First Lady Michelle Obama and actress, director and producer Eva Longoria today joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), of which...

Jun 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Hip Hop Public Health and the Partnership for a Healthier America Release Songs for a Healthier America

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz flexes his rapping skills on the first track and video release of, "Everybody"...

Mar 08, 2013, 13:30 ET

Reebok; Mushroom Council Announce New Commitments to the Childhood Obesity Fight at Partnership for a Healthier America Annual Summit

Reebok's $30 million, three-year commitment is aimed at increasing physical activity in kids; Mushroom Council will launch a marketing and...

Mar 07, 2013, 11:19 ET

Morrison Healthcare Food Services, Varsity Brands, leading electronic health records vendors Cerner, GE Healthcare and Physician's Computer Company Commit to Building a Healthier Future at PHA Summit

Groups announce new commitments aimed at ending the childhood obesity epidemic Morrison Healthcare Food Services, Varsity Brands and some of...

Mar 07, 2013, 06:35 ET

Partnership for a Healthier America Releases First Report on Private Sector Progress in Childhood Obesity Efforts

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

Feb 26, 2013, 10:51 ET

America's Largest Media Companies, the Partnership for a Healthier America, Let's Move!, MyPlate and Pinterest Join to Make Healthier Recipes Easy to Find and Share

Epicurious, Food Network, Hearst Magazines, Meredith and Time, Inc. are compiling and pinning thousands of recipes that align with USDA Guidance...

Feb 12, 2013, 08:29 ET

Finalists Announced for the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge

Contestants from Virginia and Illinois will present ideas at the Building a Healthier Future Summit and vie for $10,000 prize to bring their idea...

Feb 06, 2013, 13:20 ET

Food Network Star Anne Burrell and James Beard Award Winning Chef Jose Garces Join School Nutrition Professionals from Houston and Delaware for the Great American School Lunch Challenge

Event presented by Cooking Light during PHA's Building A Healthier Future Summit in Washington, D.C. The Partnership for a Healthier...

Dec 12, 2012, 11:45 ET

Public Vote to Determine Finalists for the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge

Video ideas range from a smart phone app to a hip hop dance initiative to elementary school sessions merging physical activity with storytelling...

Nov 14, 2012, 10:22 ET

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and Partnership for a Healthier America Bring 40 "Play Streets" to 10 Cities to Combat Childhood Obesity

Winning cities to support creation of accessible activity space for kids across the country  The Partnership for a Healthier America...

Nov 09, 2012, 11:10 ET

One Week Left to Enter PHA End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge

Challenge looking for "ideas – not business plans" Winning idea to help end childhood obesity to receive $10,000 and expert advice to turn...

May 07, 2012, 09:40 ET

Birds Eye, America's Leading Vegetable Company, Joins Partnership for a Healthier America in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Birds Eye announces three-year campaign commitment aimed at increasing vegetable consumption among kids  The Partnership for a...