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Health and Academics

listenHealthy Eating and Academic Achievement (1:28) 12/9/2014
This podcast highlights the evidence that supports the link between healthy eating and improved academic achievement. It also identifies a few actions to support a healthy school nutrition environment to improve academic achievement.

listenPhysical Activity and Academic Achievement (1:15) 12/9/2014
This podcast highlights the evidence that supports the link between physical activity and improved academic achievement. It also identifies a few actions to support a comprehensive school physical activity program to improve academic achievement

School Health Services

listenSchool Health Services (3:15)  9/13/2017
School health services reduce absenteeism and improve academic achievement according to research. If you have school-aged children, you’ll want to listen to this podcast to learn more about healthy school environments and the link between health and academic achievement.

Youth Risk Behaviors

listen A Minute of Health: Teaching Good Behavior (0:59) 6/19/2014 View Transcript [pdf 113K]

listen A Cup of Health: Teaching Good Behavior (4:17) 6/19/2014 View Transcript [pdf 123K]

listen Kids Will Be Kids (4:01) 6/24/2012
The teenage years are times for learning, growing, and experiencing new things. However, a recent survey of high school students found many adolescents participate in behaviors or activities that increase their risk for injury, illness, or death. In this podcast, Dr. Danice Eaton discusses the importance of helping teenagers make healthy choices. Created: 6/14/2012 by MMWR. Date Released: 6/14/2012. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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