martes, 17 de febrero de 2015

Tuesday News Round-Up: Department of Defense will encourage warfighters to ‘Go for Green’ to improve health; Teacher Uses Initiative to Encourage Healthy Habits for a Lifetime in Students; Massive Global Effort Created Anti-Ebola Success


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To Encourage better food choices and eating habits for warfighters, the Defense Department is debuting its healthy eating program ”Go For Green” on all military installations this year. Managed by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, “Go For Green” uses a color-coded labeling system to make healthier food selections easier.

At a military installation in the southwest corner of Oklahoma, a teacher is doing more than just instructing her students how to do jumping jacks and climb a rope. She’s helping them develop healthy habits they can take with them for a lifetime.

The American and partner-nation fight in the last few months against the Ebola virus in West Africa has cut cases of the disease by 80 percent, President Barack Obama announced in Washington, D.C.
But the battle won’t be over until the caseload totals zero, he said.

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