Category: Obesity prevention

The Art of Health Promotion: Highlighting the HEAL Murals

August 19, 2016

The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health has been partnering with Hollywood High School through the Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) program for several years. The HEAL program, which is an initiative funded by Kaiser Permanente, serves to reduce obesity rates and increase health awareness in the community.

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Fountains of Empowerment

July 22, 2016

Imagine going to school feeling thirsty and walking to the nearest water fountain only to find a sign that says, “Not a Drinking Water Source.” You then head over to the next water fountain, but this one is shut off. This is the reality for Estelle at Hollywood High School (HHS) as it is with […]

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Healthy Diet = Healthy Mind

August 19, 2015

August 19, 2015 — By Tatiana Diacova Did you know that a person with 4 or more Adverse Childhood Experiences is: 2.2 times as likely to have ischemic heart disease 2.4 times as likely to have a stroke 1.9 times as likely to have cancer 1.6 times as likely to have diabetes An Adverse Childhood […]

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Something in the Water

August 18, 2015

August 18, 2015 — By Emily Rozema A recent article by the Washington Post stated “We don’t trust public fountains anymore. And it’s making us poorer, less healthy and less green.” Over the past few decades, water fountains have gone out of style. There are fewer of them in public places, and the ones that […]

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Student Health = Student Success

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