fitness http://nhpr.org en Playing Tag Against The Rules At Nashua School http://nhpr.org/post/playing-tag-against-rules-nashua-school <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">An elementary school in Nashua is reminding parents and students that playing &quot;tag&quot; violates the school&#39;s longtime &quot;no contact&quot; rule for recess games.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:26:42 +0000 Associated Press 36521 at http://nhpr.org A Community Approach to a Growing Epidemic http://nhpr.org/post/community-approach-growing-epidemic <p>Our ongoing series on obesity, Shifting the Balance, turns to Holyoke, Massachusetts, perhaps one of the poorest towns in all of New England, where we hear what steps are being taken to combat the growing threat of childhood obesity in this low-income community.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:34:28 +0000 Virginia Prescott 2790 at http://nhpr.org A Community Approach to a Growing Epidemic First Lady Michelle Obama Visits New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/first-lady-michelle-obama-visits-new-hampshire <p>First Lady&nbsp;Michelle Obama brought&nbsp;her &quot;Let&#39;s Move!&#39;&#39; health and fitness initiative to New Hampshire on Friday.</p><p>Mrs.&nbsp;Obama visited the Penacook Community Center, a neighborhood nonprofit group in Concord.</p><p>It has a child care center that helps children exercise before and after school and teaches them&nbsp;about healthy eating through the use of a garden.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Mrs. Obama&nbsp;was&nbsp;joined by New Hampshire First Lady Susan Lynch, a pediatrician who has worked to increase awareness about&nbsp;childhood obesity.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 22:22:56 +0000 NHPR Staff 2406 at http://nhpr.org First Lady Michelle Obama Visits New Hampshire