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Publications
Freedman, D.A., Peña-Purcell, N., Hebert, J. Extending Cancer Prevention by Improving Fruit and Vegetable Consumption. International Fruit and Vegetable Alliance Scientific Newsletter, January 2015

Weaver, R.G.; M.W.; Huberty, J; Freedman, D; Turner-Mcgrievy, G; Ward, D. Physical Activity Opportunities in Afterschool Programs. Health Promot Pract. 2015 Jan 13. pii: 524839914567740. [Epub ahead of print]

Presentations
Alison Patrick, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and Associate Director Erika Trapl, PhD, presented on the Produce Prescription Program at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Professionals on Tuesday, January 27.

Associate Director Darcy Freedman, PhD, conducted a national webinar titled “Developing, Implementing & Sustaining Healthy Food Incentive Programs at Farmers’ Markets” on Thursday, January 29. The webinar was sponsored by the Creating Healthier Communities, Community of Practice extension.

Resources
Fast food consumption is out of control—and it could be blunting children’s brains. Researchers from The Ohio State University looked at data from a nationally representative sample of 11,700 children to measure how fast food might affect their classroom performance. They measured fast food consumption at age 10 and then compared consumption levels to test results three years later. Read more here. 

We've always suspected that exercise really can keep you young. Now there's more evidence to support that claim. 

According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, getting up from your chair and moving around regularly doesn't just feel good, it's important to your health. 

Researchers from the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs recently published a study in Preventive Medicine suggesting that elementary school students who ate lunch after recess consumed 54% more fruits and vegetables than those who ate lunch before recess.
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