Analysis Of Raising Healthy Children: National Public Health

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Designing healthy communities, raising healthy kids: National public health week 2006 (Benjamin, G. C.,2008). This researcher stated that many children who live close to school are not walking to school or using their bicycle, instead they are relying on parents to take them to school. Parents are relying on automobiles to take their children to school. Benjamin Georges also stated that the lack of access to fresh foods has lead to childhood obesity and health disparities in low income communities. The American Public Health Association along with other partners are raising awareness on children's health and the relationship it has to the environment. The change they talk about is working together as a community in creating healthier environments.

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