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2012 Press Releases

December 12, 2012: End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge: Public Voting Begins

December 5, 2012: Time Inc. Joins Partnership for a Healthier America as Exclusive Media Sponsor of 2013 Building a Healthier Future Summit

November 19, 2012: Partnership for a Healthier America Host Second Building a Healthier Future Summit, March 6-8, 2013

November 14, 2012: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and Partnership for a Healthier America Bring 40 “Play Streets” to 10 Cities to Combat Childhood Obesity

October 15, 2012: Cozi and PHA Join Families Nationwide to Celebrate America Makes Dinner Day, Wednesday, October 17

September 1, 2012: Partnership for a Healthier America Announces Essential Practices For Youth Physical Activity Programming, New Commitment From US Tennis Association

August 3, 2012: USA BMX, Partnership for a Healthier America, and Let’s Move! Join forces to Create Let’s Move! Race Days to promote healthy lifestyles

July 18, 2012: PHA Applauds Partner Hyatt’s Groundbreaking Children’s Menu

July 18, 2012: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Teams with Partnership for a Healthier America to Create New Play Streets across America

June 27, 2012: The Partnership for a Healthier America and Parent Earth Team Up to Help Keep Families Healthy and Active

June 21, 2012: PHA joins Team USA to Celebrate Olympic Day

June 10, 2012: PHA Statement on Food Access and the Obesity Epidemic

June 8, 2012: Frist: Private Sector Must Join Fight Against Childhood Obesity

June 5, 2012: PHA Recognizes Disney for Upgrading Standards for Advertising, Nutrition

May 14, 2012: Team USA Joins First Lady, PHA to Get More Than 1.7 Million Children Active During Olympic Year

May 7, 2012: Birds Eye, America’s Leading Vegetable Company, Joins Partnership for a Healthier America in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

April 17, 2012: On April 17, PHA Honorary Vice Chair and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist sent this letter to the New York Times, in response to an article questioning the connection between food access and obesity

March 30, 2012: Family Circle and Partnership for a Healthier America Kick Off 2012 Childhood Obesity Roundtable Series in Atlanta

March 28, 2012: Family Circle and Partnership for a Healthier America Kick Off 2012 Childhood Obesity Roundtable Series in Atlanta on March 28

March 7, 2012: Dr. Judith Palfrey Receives PHA Fellowship

February 10, 2012: First Lady Michelle Obama Announces New Chefs Move to Schools Coalition and Website in Dallas

February 9, 2012: Partnership for a Healthier America Marks Two-Year Anniversary

February 7, 2012: PHA Applauds Walmart “Great for You” Front-of-Pack Labeling

January 20, 2012: Walmart Commitment