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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Spring 2016

 

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Spring 2016 HealthPOWER! Prevention News

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From the Editor—The word spring originates in the Dutch and German springen, which is the basis for the Old English word springan—to leap, burst forth, fly up, spread, and grow.  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

10 Years of the MOVE!® Weight Management Program for Veterans—It's hard to believe that the initial planning phases of MOVE! began in 2002, and that the program was implemented nationally on January 2, 2006.  Read more... 

SPRING SHOWCASE ARTICLES

Paying It Forward: Veteran Caryn Cash Discusses How MOVE! Helped Her Develop A Healthy Lifestyle And Lose 45 PoundsRead more...

Refusing To Fail: MOVE! Helps Veteran Joseph Worley Get Off The ‘Train To Nowhere’ And Get HealthyRead more...

You Don’t Have to be Skinny, Just Healthy: MOVE! Helps Veteran Walter Hood Get His Lifestyle BackRead more...

Gateway to Healthy Living Program Implemented After Evaluation of Pilot—NCP recently published a final evaluation of the 2015 pilot of the Gateway to Healthy Living Program (Gateway), which helps Veterans gain motivation, confidence, and skills for health behavior change. Read more...

What They're Saying About—Read more...  

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