Did you know that tobacco use and obesity are the two leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States?
Established in 1999 by the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) promotes healthy living habits and reduces and prevents youth tobacco use and childhood obesity statewide. VFHY receives no taxpayer funds. Since we began working with youth in 2001, we have helped cut the youth smoking rate in Virginia more than in half! Our initiatives include:
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Stay safe and healthy this Halloween with these food-safety tips from the USDA!
Halloween | Healthy Meals Resource System
Keep Halloween safe and fun with these tips provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for trick-or-treating and Halloween parties.
Why are America's crash-test dummies getting larger? Find the depressing answer here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/28/a-depressing-sign-of-americas-obesity-problem-fatter-crash-test-dummies/ #publichealth #obesity
A depressing sign of America’s obesity problem: fatter crash test dummies
The slim plastic manikins are increasingly poor mirrors of the modern American man and woman.