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Off and Running! NWF Helps Launch National Physical Activity Plan

5/4/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

This week, NWF joined a coalition of experts to release the first National Physical Activity Plan, a spankin’ new initiative that aims to beef up our nation’s health.
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National Summit: Connecting Children and the Outdoors

4/10/2010 // By Christine Dorsey

Did you know that the average American child spends 53 hours per week staring at some kind of electronic screen? Today, National Wildlife Federation hosted a national summit on children and the outdoors to explore the indoor childhood problem and what we can all do at the local, state and federal level to halt this dangerous trend. Read more >

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8 Simple Tips To Grow Active, Healthy Kids

2/3/2010 // By Guest Author

Seven hours and 38 minutes. That’s how much time you may spend sleeping each night or working each day. It’s also how much time kids ages 8-18 spend on average each day consuming media, such as watching TV, playing video […] Read more >

3 Ways You Can Help the 7.6 Million Kids with Vitamin D Deficiency

9/2/2009 // By Julia Marden

A recent Washington Post article points out a growing problem among American children– Vitamin D deficiency, which can cause bone and heart ailments. You can get your Vitamin D from fortified milk, but the best way is to get outside […] Read more >