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2016 Wealth

Click here for full album August 20, 2016: Wealth Another hot day and another hot topic—wealth. Wealth disparities underlie essentially all our other health topics. It’s hard to “fix” a health problem like asthma without acknowledging that wealth determines the

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2016 Ecology

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) August 13, 2016: Ecology Must have been the hottest day of the year! Our first visit to Wards and Randalls Island was a great interactive experience. (Ever wonder why the island has two

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2016 Nutrition & Fitness

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) July 23, 2016: Nutrition & Fitness Our first Greenmarket walk of the season! Always a popular one, not the least because of Health Bucks! We emphasized the connection between nutrition and fitness. There

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2016 Women’s Health (part 1)

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) July 9, 2016: Women’s Health Today’s discussion was the first of three walks focusing on women’s health. Today’s topic was cancer prevention. Although women’s health is can be a sensitive topic, it is

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2016 Play

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) June 25, 2016: Play Today, our discussion was focused on the topic “PLAY”. We learned that play is important for children not only because it is enjoyable, but also because play fosters physical,

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2016 Water Quality

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) June 18, 2016: Water Quality Another new walk this season—water quality is often in the news, and it’s been on our families’ minds. Thankfully, NYC is lucky to have some of the best

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2016 Garden to Garden

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) May 21, 2016: Garden to Garden We introduced a new walk this season, to focus on the variety of green spaces we can enjoy in East Harlem. We skipped the usual pre-walk quiz

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2016 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

(Click here if unable to view slideshow.) April 23, 2016: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle The first walk of our third season! Some clouds, a little rain, but not enough to keep us from kicking off the 2016 season with a great

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