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Preschoolers Learn Heart-Healthy Habits From Sesame Street
2013-11-20 09:07:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Preschool-age children can learn heart-healthy eating habits, thanks in part to the long-running television program Sesame Street, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas on Monday. The data presented at the conference was from a three-year follow-up study of preschoolers in Bogotá, Colombia conducted by Dr. Valentin Fuster, the Director of Mount Sinai...

2013-11-18 23:22:01

Research Team Led by Dr. Valentin Fuster, Director of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Present Promising Three-Year Follow-up Study Results in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Report at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 New York, New York (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Preschoolers can learn about healthy eating and exercise through Sesame Street. In a study presented on November 18 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013, preschoolers in Bogotá, Colombia...

2010-10-15 12:44:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the Department of Health & Human Services is joining the Ad Council and Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, to launch a national public service advertisement (PSA) designed to encourage American families and children to take steps to protect themselves from the flu this season. Sesame Workshop produced the television PSA, which features...

2010-02-11 09:30:00

BOSTON and NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight-time NBA All-Star Paul Pierce joined the nationwide fight to combat childhood obesity today as a National Athlete Spokesperson for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a partnership of the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation. Pierce will work with the Alliance's empowerME Kids' Movement to encourage kids in Boston and across the country to eat healthier, move more and be leaders in the fight...

2009-11-04 09:57:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, has been awarded a grant from MetLife Foundation to promote Healthy Habits for Life with the Sesame Street family in India and Mexico. The initiative will be launched in India via Galli Galli Sim Sim, a multimedia educational initiative that facilitates young Indian children learning basic and life skills, as well as communicates health messages to children, parents, and educators,...

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2009-09-29 20:38:40

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will be on-hand to help celebrate Sesame Street's 40th birthday in November, the show's producers said. The wife of President Barack Obama will be seen teaching the residents of Sesame Street about the benefits of planting a garden and healthy eating as part of the show's ongoing Healthy Habits for Life initiative. Surrounded by children, the first lady prepares to plant tomato, cucumber and lettuce seeds. All these seeds need to grow are sun, soil and water. If...

2007-10-10 12:00:41

Nemours Health and Prevention Services, KidsHealth, and Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind "Sesame Street," have unveiled the "Healthy Habits for Life" physical activity and nutrition resource kit for caregivers of 3- to 5-year-olds in the child care setting. "Healthy Habits for Life" contains a 100-page guide featuring lesson plans, activities and handouts, recipes and take-home materials for parents; "Get Healthy Now Show" -- an original "Sesame Street" DVD; and...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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