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MA SRTS & Saris Cycling Group Team Up for National 5th Grade Bike Poster Contest! Posted on Feb 26

MA SRTS & Saris Cycling Group Team Up for National 5th Grade Bike Poster Contest!

Posted by Lauren Robinson Lauren works with the Safe Routes to School program of the MA Department of Transportation     MassDOT's Massachusetts Safe Routes to School program is partnering with Saris Cycling Group, a manufacturer of bicycle racks and cycling training products, to launch   …Continue Reading MA SRTS & Saris Cycling Group Team Up for National 5th Grade Bike Poster Contest!

14 Weeks to a Healthier You: The Halfway Point Posted on Dec 6

14 Weeks to a Healthier You: The Halfway Point

  Posted by Rachel Tanenhaus, MPH Rachel is a Program Coordinator for the Healthy Aging and Disability Unit at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.     It’s been two months since I blogged about starting the 14 Weeks to a Healthier You program at   …Continue Reading 14 Weeks to a Healthier You: The Halfway Point

Mass in Motion: Communities making a real difference Posted on Nov 29

Mass in Motion: Communities making a real difference

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health       More and more communities are making changes within their town or city’s walls that aim to increase healthy eating and active living. And for many Mass in Motion communities, making the healthy choice the easy choice   …Continue Reading Mass in Motion: Communities making a real difference

It’s November…Time to Think about Diabetes? Posted on Nov 8

It’s November…Time to Think about Diabetes?

Posted by: Terri Mendoza, MS, RD, LDN, Department of Public Health Terri is the Nutrition Education Specialist for the Massachusetts WIC Program.  Do you ever worry about developing diabetes?  Do you know if you are at risk?  Most importantly, did you realize that you can do   …Continue Reading It’s November…Time to Think about Diabetes?