Healthy People/Healthy Economy is an initiative to make Massachusetts the preeminent state in the country for health and wellness. The initiative is targeted at stemming a rising tide of preventable chronic illness and the threat it poses to the Commonwealth's health, fiscal stability and economic competitiveness.
The Boston Foundation and NEHI with the support of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and numerous other valuable contributors, have launched the Healthy People/Healthy Economy initiative to create broad support for action in the many areas that impact health and health behaviors.
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Fit Facts were developed by the Boston Indicators Project in support of House Bill 2634, legislation that would remove the state sales tax exemption currently provided for soft drinks and promote physical activity in public schools. Click on the rotating images to learn more.
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