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By Brittney L Jackson Based on the most recent data, Tennessee has the fifth-highest childhood obesity rate at 20.5 percent in kids from ages 10-17, according to a project study by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The latest data is from 2011. “A...

NASHVILLE – Molly Sudderth has joined NashvilleHealth as the organization’s director of Community Engagement. Founded in 2015 by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, NashvilleHealth is creating a culture of health and wellbeing in Davidson County. At NashvilleHealth, Sudderth will assist with implementation of key...

By News Channel 5 Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden made her way to Nashville helping a student health initiative. Dr. Biden joined SCORE and Nashville Health serving as Monday's keynote speaker at the "Better Health Better Learning" summit. Teachers and health professionals from all over the state...

DR. JILL BIDEN, RWJF CEO RICHARD BESSER TO HEADLINE NASHVILLE SUMMIT What is the connection between health and learning? Join us to find out. Register. For so many documented reasons, a student's physical, emotional and mental health is critical to academic success and future achievement.  Unfortunately, Tennessee falls behind the...

What is the connection between health and education? For so many documented reasons, a student's physical, emotional and mental health is critical to academic success and future achievement.  Unfortunately, Tennessee falls behind the nation in student health in a number of measures.  Our partner organization, SCORE, reviews...



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