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On Wednesday, October 3, the usual crossing guards at Copper Creek Elementary School in Glendale, Arizona, were missing. In their place were other familiar, albeit furrier, faces: Howler and Big Re ...

A greenway to replace cement and blight Now Proposed When Winston Dong, Jr., describes the cracked asphalt and lumbering, elevated tracks that overshadow a 12-mile corri ...

A healthy, green development open to allThe tale of the High Point neighborhood in West Seattle, Wash., reads like a Cinderella story: A crumbling, impoverished neighborhood is transformed into a v ...

Cookie Leffler spends much of her time trying to give away money. As the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) coordinator for the Mississippi Department of Transportation, part of her job is raising awaren ...

Broomfield, Colorado, Mayor Karen Stuart is a pioneering leader whose efforts have helped transform her county from a typical Denver suburb to a thriving, activity-friendly community.Through a numb ...

Background: Fighting childhood obesity Robin Robinson recalls when her town was declared the 4th least-fit city in America in the October 2001 issue of Self magazine. “Obesity has become an epide ...

Background: A need for safe play spacesMildred Helms Park, in Newark’s predominantly African-American and Latino South Ward, lacks playground equipment and suffers from the common urban blight of ...

Cowan believed PE could be more than dodgeball and floor-hockey. She rallied the district’s teachers to develop a written curriculum rooted in fitness and health concepts. Lessons on anatomy, nut ...

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Five years ago, few kids in the Chicago suburb of Hinsdale walked to school. A local nurse’s crusade for sidewalks paved the way for change. Most kids live within a mile of school, yet few were w ...

CEO, Primary Care and Hope Clinic & Chair of the Wellness Council of Rutherford County As the CEO of a healthcare facility in Rutherford County, Tennessee, Lisa Terry is acutely aware of ...

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