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2014-06-24 08:26:38

More than 75 percent of physicians said they received inadequate training in this area WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All medical students and physicians should be trained in nutrition and physical activity to help combat America's growing obesity challenge. That's the message of a new white paper Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care released today by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the American...

2014-05-21 23:01:55

‘Healthier Generation’ Recognizes MHS Students’ and Staff’s Healthy Initiatives Hershey, Pa. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Milton Hershey School® (MHS) was recently awarded national recognition for its health and wellness initiatives from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program. The program, founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, supports schools that make specific changes to create a healthier environment for students. The...

2013-09-29 23:01:04

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Announces All Schools Meet or Exceed Federal Nutrition Standards for School Meals Little Rock, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Tomorrow, President Bill Clinton will honor 267 schools at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. for creating healthier environments for children to learn and staff to work. The awards ceremony is part of the eighth annual Healthy Schools Program Forum. In addition, President Clinton will share data showing...

2013-05-15 23:22:17

A Physical Activity Campaign for Everyone with Schools and Kids Leading. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Health-E-tips´ JAM School Program and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation have teamed up for the second annual JAM (Just-A-Minute) World Record. On Thursday, September 26th millions of kids and adults will be participating to set a new record for the most people taking a one-minute fitness break. JAM World Record was created to promote the importance of everyone being...

2013-04-12 23:03:55

Building on the organizational growth and measured impact of the past seven years, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, one of the nation´s leading organization´s fighting childhood obesity, unveiled today a new brand identity and website aimed at broadening consumer reach and engagement. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Building on the organizational growth and measured impact of the past seven years, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, one of the nation´s...

2013-02-01 23:03:35

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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