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Post date: Jan 23, 2013

Legislation Includes Incentives for Physical Activity

 

Washington, DC – The National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA) applauds the leadership of Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, in introducing the Healthier Lifestyles and Prevention America (HeLP America) Act (S. 39). This legislation provides a comprehensive approach to fighting chronic disease and obesity and promoting wellness in America by maintaining focus on physical activity, promoting healthy diet, and encouraging a productive and active workforce.

 

As chronic disease and obesity rates continue to rise in the United States, it is imperative that our federal policies reflect the vast expanse of evidence that... Read More

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