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Reducing prolonged sitting in the workplace

Prolonged, unbroken time spent sitting is common in many Australian work places. This extended video has been produced as part of VicHealth’s Creating Healthy Workplaces program to demonstrate the health impacts of prolonged sitting at work, and provide practical strategies that workplaces can adopt to improve the health and wellbeing of their staff. 6 more words

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VicHealth - what kind of drinker are you?

VicHealth research has found there are four drinking identities – think you can guess what yours might be? You might be surprised. Take the quiz and find out… 12 more words

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Physical Activity - The Alice Project

The Alice Project was run by Ausdance Victoria and supported by VicHealth’s MOTION program to get Victorians moving through art.

The story and characters from Alice in Wonderland became the catalyst for curiosity and a new found love of movement that motivated people of all ages to get physically active and to dance in three regional communities. 6 more words

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Clay Art Center Gets the Flavor of Port Chester!

On Saturday, September 26,  2015  Port Chester: Melting Pot(s) opened in the Gallery at CAC.  Melting Pot(s) is a community arts initiative from Clay Art Center led by artist Michael Strand which aims to unite the diverse communities of Port Chester NY, through food and clay.   489 more words

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Active for Life | VicHealth

Introducing a new VicHealth resource, Active for Life, brings together Australian and international research to challenge our current thinking and help decision makers identify changes we can all make to influence how much our children move each day. 19 more words

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Top tips to reduce salt intake

High salt intake is linked to a number of health problems yet many Australians eat almost double the recommended amount. Find out about small changes you can make. 16 more words

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Understanding health promotion - A short introduction

Health promotion is a rich area of ideas, approaches and research. Want the bite-size serve to begin understanding it?

‘With permission from VicHealth; copyright material’.

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