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OKLAHOMA CITY (October 3, 2016)Shape Your Future is encouraging students, families, communities and schools across Oklahoma to “walk n’ roll” during the 20th Annual Walk or Bike to School Day on October 5.

Finding easy ways to include physical activity in daily routines is more important than ever. More than one in three Oklahoma kids are obese or overweight, placing them at increased risk for long-term health problems such as type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease. They are also at greater risk of becoming obese adults.

The Oklahoma County TSET Healthy Living Program grantee partnered with EMBARK, formerly Oklahoma City’s Metro Transit, as the public transit organization made its move to tobacco-free properties on Aug. 1, 2016.

All tobacco products, including cigarettes, vaping or e-cigarette devices and chewing tobacco are now prohibited at EMBARK’s transit stops, shelters, facilities and vehicles.

 

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 22, 2016) – Choosing water over high-calorie sugary beverages could help slow the increase in childhood obesity in Oklahoma – where one in three youth is overweight or obese. Youth who are not at a healthy weight are at an increased risk for immediate health issues like bone or joint problems and sleep apnea, along with long-term health problems such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease. They are also more likely to become obese adults.

Henryetta, Okla.  (September 12, 2016) – The Henryetta Public School district was presented with a $5,000 check Monday as part of the Healthy School District Incentive Grant program through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET).

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information Officer
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov