Read students interviews with health experts and community leaders.

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By Kids, For Kids

Student illustrations add information about health, wellness, and other topics.

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Read our Spring 2024 Magazine

In the latest issue of our By Kids, For Kids magazine, reporters wrote about caring for our communities and ourselves.

Read our 2022 Book

Health and community leaders share their expertise about ways kids can heal from challenges.

For Teachers

Check out our classroom activities. Our materials are designed to help educators make the most of the nonfiction resources created by our student journalists.

HNW receives second AstraZeneca health equity award

Healthy NewsWorks received funding through AstraZeneca’s Accelerate Change Together (ACT) on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge for a second year in a row.

Engaging Our Students in Health & Literacy

Since 2003, Healthy NewsWorks elementary and middle school students have encouraged healthful living by producing accurate and relevant health publications and other types of media for their fellow students, families, and the wider school community. Learn More

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A Message to Our Community

Healthy NewsWorks believes that every child has the right and the need to acquire health knowledge and literacy skills. We seek to develop children’s powers of inquiry and to enable them to share accurate health information with their community. We design our work to be carried out in an atmosphere of respect for children, families, and teachers, and to help pave the pathway to equity.

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Since 2003, Healthy NewsWorks has been empowering elementary and middle school students to become researchers, writers, and confident communicators who advance health understanding and literacy through their factual publications and digital media.