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Look up…

An important message about balance and engagement… not just for the kids, but for us adults as well.

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#LoveYourSelfie…

Great new campaign that teaches girls about body image, media literacy, and advocacy…

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E-cigarettes and the FDA…

With the rates of middle and high school students who have used e-cigarettes doubling between 2011-2012, it’s important that we add this hot button issue into

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How labels affect hunger…

From NPR Health comes this new study on the power of food labels. The video that accompanies it does a great job explaining how the hunger hormone ghrelin works and how our beliefs may actually have an impact on our metabolism.

A great addition to a nutrition unit for older grades.

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PBL: Consumer Health

CVS Pharmacy made a bold move this month by deciding to put an end to their cigarette sales. This could cost them over $2 billion

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Inspirational Goal Setters

We’re working on our goal setting unit in 7th grade Health, which means it’s time to find some inspirational goal setters. There are a ton

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Talking to the doctor…

According to this recent study by the American Medical Association, adolescents aren’t talking to their doctors nearly enough. In fact, in about one-third of annual check-ups, sexuality issues

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What about marijuana?

Image: Creative Commons With restrictions lifting across the U.S., marijuana use among teens is on the rise. As teachers and parents struggle with how to

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What’s up in your cafeteria?

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate project-based learning into your Health class, (and let’s be honest here, you should be!) then why not start

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