Health headlines: School lunches, no television and adaptive sports

Other children’s health stories we’ve been reading:

  • A General Accountability Office investigation found  that the Agriculture Department didn’t always make sure states and schools were notified promptly about suspect food distributed through the federal school lunch and breakfast programs, which serve 30 million students.
  • Do you want a reason to spend more time with your family and help curb their risk for obesity? We’re in the middle of Turnoff Week, which is September 20 to 26.
  • Do you know or have a child with a physical disability who wants to be more involved in sports and recreation? Northeast Passage has been delivering disability-related health promotion and adapted sports programs throughout New England for almost two decades.