Allina's 'Power by the Hour' program promotes healthy kids

[KARE11, August 17, 2010] A Minnesota-based program that aims to improve child and family health is getting national attention for its effectiveness.

Johns Hopkins Hospital is among the organizations that have recognized the Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Power by the Hour program as a promising way to promote a healthy lifestyle.

"The goal was to improve the health of kids in our community," program creator Susan Nygaard said. "Help them engage in activity and learn more about nutrition."

Allina provides the Power by the Hour curriculum within its service areas free of charge. Interested organizations can contact Nygaard at

Posted on August 18, 2010 in Allina Health SystemKARE11TV News

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