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Central MN Child Advocacy Center

The Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center serves children when there is a concern of child abuse. It helps preserve the dignity and spirit of the child by supporting, advocating for and educating families. Click here to learn more about the Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center.

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ACEs study overview

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adverse Childhood Experiences page has information on a nationwide ACE study, as well as resources and articles on the subject. Click here to visit the CDC ACE study overview.

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Council Delays Tobacco Ordinance, Mayor Weighs In

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – The St. Cloud City Council pushed back a public hearing and voting on whether to change the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Originally the council was going to set a public hearing on the tobacco ordinance for October 9, but council members wanted more time…

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Childhood Obesity

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Back to School” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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CentraCare Childhood obesity efforts

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today recognized the greater St. Cloud region in its release of an updated collection of stories and reports from a growing number of states, cities and counties that have measured declines in their childhood obesity rates. Learn more »

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BLEND Walk-A-Thons

BLEND Walk-A-Thons are a healthy, active fundraising model that asks students to collect donations for their school and in return they can participate in a day of celebration and physical activity. The events include walking but schools are creating additional opportunities for students to engage in a variety of fitness fun! Learn more »

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SCSU Story: Changing the Smoking Age from 18 to 21

Crave the Change was showcased on St. Cloud State University’s new channel, UTVS, yesterday! Our coordinator, Meghan Bown, spoke on our current Tobacco 21 campaign. Click here to digitally sign postcard in support for the Tobacco 21 campaign. Businesses can also be involved by endorsing the policy option here. UTVS or University Television Station began operations…

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