Navigation Links
On September 7th Local Organizations Partner to Celebrate 'Healthy Steps'
Date:9/7/2007

A health program where small changes make a huge impact

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Urban League of Philadelphia as we celebrate the end of Healthy Steps, a six-week health challenge, with partners America On the Move, the Philadelphia Housing Authority, and Philadelphia Safe and Sound on Friday, September 7th from 6pm to 8pm at PHA's Wilson Park Community Center, 2500 Jackson Street in South Philadelphia.

The Urban League of Philadelphia and its partners worked together to help individuals and communities make informed food and physical activity choices through effective communication guided by sound, evidence-based information. Healthy Steps encouraged participants to avoid weight gain by adding just 2,000 extra steps to one's daily routine and to choose wise ways to eat 100 fewer calories each day. "If you make small realistic changes that fit into your busy lifestyle," says Patricia A. Coulter, Urban League President & CEO, "you'll have greater success at maintaining good health for the long term."

With free online tools and resources as well as fun group activities, Healthy Steps participants ranged in age from teenagers to senior citizens. "It's important to stay physically active throughout your life," says PHA Executive Director Carl Greene, "The Wilson Park Walkers is a group of senior citizens who improved their health simply by walking more and eating less." Many senior citizens will be on hand to celebrate their success with the program.

For more information visit http://www.americaonthemove.org.

About the Urban League of Philadelphia

The Urban League of Philadelphia (ULP) is a non-profit, nonpartisan, civil rights and community-based movement that provides direct services, research and policy advocacy to help individuals and communities reach their fullest potential. Primarily working with African-Americans and other
'/>"/>

SOURCE Urban League of Philadelphia
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Come September, Schools Will be better off Sans Junk foods
2. Flu Pandemic Predicted to be 1000 September 11ths
3. A Novel Method Of Detection Of High Nuclear Grade Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma
4. Residential Locality, A New Determinant Factor For Weight Gain
5. Local Test Confirms Bird Flu Related Death Of Indonesian Man
6. Local Community Objects to Mental Facility
7. Patient Refuses To Be Treated In Local Hospital Due To The Fear Of Contracting MRSA
8. Hong Kong Citizens Fear over Poisonous Vegetables in Local Markets
9. Radiation Therapy Benefits Younger Men With Localized Prostate Cancer
10. Morning-After Pill At The Local Pharmacy Could Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies
11. MRP of drug to include local tax – Paswa
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014 For electronic publishing expert eBooks2go, ... down to a miraculous connection and precision timing. This ... while, but over the past three decades, Ms. Wixom ... was finding it rather tedious to expand her readership ... A phone call, an anniversary, and a second-place trophy ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Diabetes ... by the Telegraph in August 2014, scientists made ... for diabetes, but still failed. The article indicates that ... Despite this existing fact, there are many forward-thinking entrepreneurs ... diabetes treatment in a natural way. Dr. Kenneth Pullman ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... ICS Learning Group, Inc. won a coveted ... for the Best Use of Games and Simulations for ... operational safety training module that ICS developed for one ... an approach that combined realistic 3D simulation with gamification, ... to a video game, including competition among trainees, to ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Health.Verticalize, a ... people explore their health insurance options in the 2014 ... Network. , Moving forward Health Network ... website. The company has intentionally remained out of the ... network from a single website to its present position ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the popular online supplier ... of strand woven bamboo floors to its ... big promotion for the new items; the current discount ... is a great shopping season. Therefore, BamboofloorChina.com spares no ... new customers. All practical items offered by BamboofloorChina.com are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Versatile Author Wixom Forges Lasting Relationship with Digital Virtuoso eBooks2go 2Health News:Versatile Author Wixom Forges Lasting Relationship with Digital Virtuoso eBooks2go 3Health News:Versatile Author Wixom Forges Lasting Relationship with Digital Virtuoso eBooks2go 4Health News:Discover a Safe and Effective Treatment for Diabetes with The Diabetes Protocol – Vinamy 2Health News:ICS Learning Group Wins Gold in the 2014 Brandon Hall Excellence Competition for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning 2Health News:Health.Verticalize Rebrands as Health Network After Growing to 15 Million Users in Less Than One Year 2Health News:Health.Verticalize Rebrands as Health Network After Growing to 15 Million Users in Less Than One Year 3Health News:BamboofloorChina.com Announces Its Promotion For Strand Woven Bamboo Floors 2
... , EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 21 Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the company received a letter from NASDAQ stating that, for the ... stock has closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for ... that the company has been provided a period of 180 calendar ...
... , , , ... Medical, Inc. has made a $15 million equity investment in the company. ... officer of Micell, said, "We are excited to have a company of ... forward to collaborating with them to expand the use of our coating ...
... , , BELMONT, Calif., ... focused on improving the lives of patients with sleep-disordered breathing, ... the Runners-Up Award in The Wall Street Journal ... were published in the September 14, 2009 edition of ...
... results seen with both open surgery and minimally invasive ... -- Successful repair of nasal fractures is possible using ... long as the procedure is appropriate for the type ... be selected by taking into account factors such as ...
... American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Foundation for Digestive Health and ... businessman and photographer, Bernard Lee Schwartz, has honored his ... for pancreatic cancer research. The $225,000 gift from the ... with funding and protected time for three years to ...
... A multicenter study in Asia found drug-eluting stents ... patients with chronic total occlusions (CTOs) undergoing PCI. Results ... annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, sponsored by ... the study, "Drug-Eluting Stents for the Treatment of Chronic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bionovo Notified by NASDAQ of Minimum Bid Price Deficiency 2Health News:Bionovo Notified by NASDAQ of Minimum Bid Price Deficiency 3Health News:Ventus Medical Announces PROVENT(R) Sleep Apnea Therapy Recognized by The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards 2Health News:Ventus Medical Announces PROVENT(R) Sleep Apnea Therapy Recognized by The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards 3Health News:Best Option for Fractured Nose Varies by Patient 2Health News:California family honors father with second AGA Foundation Research Scholar Award 2Health News:Drug-eluting stents safe, effective for treatment of chronic total occlusions 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014  Denovo Biopharma, LLC, ... late-stage oncology drug, from Eli Lilly and Company ... manufacture and commercialize enzastaurin globally, including transfer of ... information. Lilly developed enzastaurin in ... and Phase 3 clinical trials for diffuse large ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Wash. , Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... a late stage development company engaged primarily ... medical isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, ... for technology related to its brachytherapy products.  ... arise from its license from Battelle, under ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... -- Russia,s pharmaceutical ... Pharma 2020 Strategy provides incentives for local producers to ... foreign markets. These trends, however, were affected by recent ... political and economic sanctions imposed on Russia ... Russia responded to the US ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Denovo Biopharma Acquires Late-Stage Oncology Drug From lilly For Development As A Personalized Medicine 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Licensed Brachytherapy Seed Patent Granted 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Licensed Brachytherapy Seed Patent Granted 3Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Licensed Brachytherapy Seed Patent Granted 4Global Medicines for Russia 2
... thin collagen coated highly compliant ... thin wall construction offers optimal ... Hemacarotid UltraThin Patch provides superb ... and healing, without suture hole ...
The VasoSeal Low Profile device is designed for smaller sheath angiography procedures. VasoSeal Low Profile. Seal your arterial punctures with confidence....
D-Stat Radial is a dry version of the D-Stat together with a compression band, and is designed for the control of surface bleeding from vascular access sites, including the sites on the radial artery...
... engineered to close arteriotomies with ease ... with a simple trigger actvated mechanism, ... deliver sheath gently locks onto the ... the site before, during, and after ...
Medicine Products: