BEAT THE HEAT – Drink Up Houston

While July is filled with many opportunities for fun in the sun, it is important to remember to drink more water while enjoying Houston’s great outdoors. This month, we are placing a special focus on staying hydrated!

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5 Positive Steps for Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month and we want to take this opportunity to focus on some healthy habits we can integrate into our health maintenance strategies. Being a responsible man means more than just taking out the trash or going to work, it’s also about taking care of ourselves so we can be there for those around us. Healthy men take deliberate steps to keep themselves that way.

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ACTIVE & HEALTHY APRIL

The benefits of even small amounts of physical activity APRIL is National Minority Health Month, highlighting opportunities for active living and physical activities in minority communities in Houston and around the country. Regular physical activity is one of the most beneficial preventive activities an individual can do to protect and enhance their health. Lack of […]

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IT’S TIME TEXAS COMMUNITY CHALLENGE – HOUSTON Houston Has What It Takes to Win!

The IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, presented by H-E-B, is a 8-week competition that galvanizes schools, businesses, organizations, community members and mayors to transform the health of your community. In 2019, the challenge starts January 7th and runs to March 3rd. Here is how it works: Step 1 Register online at: https://ittcommunitychallenge.com/   This earns […]

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NEW YEAR, NEW HOU | Setting SMART Goals for Your Journey to a Healthier You

by Viany Montes, BHWP, CHES ®) It’s that time of the year again, the time for setting New Year’s resolutions and deciding how you want your year to be! There is one problem though – New Year’s resolutions never seem to stick – whether you want to save money or get in shape, people have […]

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Cigna Sunday Streets Thanks Local First Responders and Public Servants Post-Harvey

Cigna Sunday Streets kicked off its 2017 Fall Series by returning to the popular Washington Avenue neighborhood on Sunday October 1st and it did not disappoint!

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Go Healthy Houston participates in Walk to School Day

Go Healthy Houston & Can Do Houston work together with Briscoe Elementary to promote and help with Walk to School Day.

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Let’s Move! Outside and volunteer with the Community

Mayor Sylvester Turner announces in an exciting new press release Houston’s drive to promote healthy living and activity with Let’s Move! Outside. City and Government officials join the kids from Houston’s YMCA in this community effort.

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U.S. Adult obesity rate hits almost 40%

The US obesity rate for adults has climbed to 37.7%, up from 32.2% 10 years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And after nearly a decade of women and men having similar rates, women now have higher rates (38.3% vs 34.3%), said lead author Cynthia […]

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Houston Chronicle highlights SSHTX participants

It was a beautiful day this past October 4th, blue skies and fluffy white clouds as far as the eye can see. Houstonians put their best foot forward as they ran, walked, and cycled up and down Washington avenue enjoying the first Cigna Sunday Streets of the fall season. You can tell how big Sunday […]

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