E-Cigarette Makers Give Public the Finger
The use of e-cigarettes is rising rapidly, with teenagers a key target of marketing efforts. In our latest Forbes blog, we explore what's at stake for public health as e-cigarettes make their way onto the market and into the mainstream, targeting youth and bringing smoking back into the public eye.
Smoking Bans And Car-Seat Bribes: Five Lessons From The 50-Year Effort To Reduce Smoking And Save Lives
Fifty years ago, Surgeon General Luther Terry released the now-famous first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health. Read our latest, exploring how public health advocates mounted a campaign to change local, state and federal policies to restrict public smoking, tax tobacco sales and curb the marketing efforts of Big Tobacco.
What a Year! Looking Back at the Highlights of 2013
No doubt about it, 2013 was quite a year. Read our review of its highlights--and a look at some of the new tools and resources PI produced and shared over the past year (as well as some oldies-but-goodies that gained new fans).
Cultivating Prevention Champions: Making the Case to Local Elected Officials
At a time of growing concern about the rise of preventable chronic disease, more and more local elected officials from across the country understand that the places where people live, work and go to school can greatly influence the health of their constituents. These local decision-makers are beginning to see it is their responsibility-working alongside residents, neighborhood organizations, businesses and other leaders-to make their communities healthier by improving access to healthy food and ensuring safe places for residents to be physically active.
New Soda Tax Makes Mexico a Leading Guardian of Public Health
Read Larry Cohen's latest blog on what US can learn from Mexico's one-peso-per-liter tax on soda and an 8 percent tax on junk food.
- Menthol: An Unequal Opportunity Killer. Why Hasn't the FDA Banned It?
- The government shutdown: fueled by racism, harming the vulnerable
- Policy Change Is Key If We Want to Reduce Preventable Deaths
- The AMA Says Obesity Is a Disease. Now Can We Talk About Prevention?
- The Big Picture: Parks + Health = Transformation
- Companies Say the Darnedest Things As They Try to Avoid Regulation
- Health Reform Helps Prevention Flower but Threats Endanger Progress
- In defense of prevention, and the prevention fund
- Twinkie insanity hits the House
- The Safety Illusion: That SUV Won't Protect you from Climate Change
- Judge's Ruling on New York Soda Cap: A Supersized Flop with Four Big Flaws
- Obama Points to Minneapolis as a Model for Reducing Youth Violence
- Workplace wellness regulations: First, do no harm
- Lucky 13 for ’13: Top Resources of 2012
- Newtown Was an Atrocity; Violence Is a Daily Scourge. We Can and Must Change This Picture.
- We Can't Drill or Drive Our Way to Health
- Making Prevention Visible from Coast to Coast
- Check Us Out: Prevention Institute Presents at APHA Annual Meeting
- Making the Case for Prevention: Return on Investment and Local Benefits
- Please, Don't Diss the Water
- This August Recess, Share Prevention Successes with Your US Congresspeople
- Health Care Community: Time to Stand Up, Not Stand By
- Shocked but Not Surprised—Yet Another U.S. Massacre
- Implications from Aurora
- Framing Prevention: Making the Human and Economic Case
- Big Pharma: Take it Back -- Protect Our Water and Health
- Moving Beyond the Supreme Court Ruling: Advancing Prevention and Equity
- For America’s Birthday, Let’s Protect Our Troops from Legal Drugs
- Growing Up Injury-Free in the 21st Century
- Framing Prevention: Showcasing Successful Community Examples
- U.S. Surgeon General Releases The National Prevention Council Action Plan: Tweet Round-up
- Convergence Innovation Fund: Promoting Health and Equity through Built Environment and Healthy Food Access Policy
- Sustaining Congressional Support for Prevention
- Soda: Size Does Matter
- Framing Prevention: Expanding Upon Preventive Health Care Services
- Larry Cohen's Written Testimony for the Task Force for Defending Childhood
- Prevention Institute’s Testimony in Support of Alameda County’s Safe Medication Disposal Ordinance
- Redefining Health Care: Community Prevention as a human right
- Setting a New Academic Standard: Getting Junk Food Out of Schools
- PreventConnect 2012 Web Conferences: Connect for Success: Enhancing impact through innovative partnerships
- Bright Paint or Bright Kids?
- Joint Oversight Hearing of the Assembly and Senate Committees on Health: Prevention for a Healthier California
- Prevention Institute's statement on President Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal
- Creeps and Weirdos: the auto industry agenda for keeping you on four wheels
- Reporters can do better: Media coverage of Sandusky trial amplifies shame/silence of sexual abuse
- 12 for 2012: Prevention Institute’s most popular resources
- Congratulations—Youth Violence Prevention funding partially restored
- House Payroll Tax Vote Compromises Health
- Docs won’t benefit from prevention cuts
- Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Stopping Sexual Abuse in Sports and Every Institution
- Standing Up for Community Prevention: Op-Ed Roundup
- New Resources For Moving Health Equity Forward
- Prevention for the 99%: Prevention Institute supports the Occupy Movement
- We're Not Buying It: Stop Junk Food Marketing to Kids
- Prevention, Population Health and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
- Connecting the Dots: Community Safety and Latino Child Nutrition
- For Want of a Crosswalk, a Life was Lost
- Doctor support critical in the fight for community prevention
- Food Industry: Walk the Talk to Protect Our Kids' Health
- Watching Prevention Make History
- Gary Yates: A Career of Transformative Grantmaking
- Prevention: Saving seniors, Medicare - and a trillion dollars
- Prevention Works: Affordable Care Act Is Already Building Health Where You Live
- From Vision to Reality: Prevention and the Affordable Care Act Anniversary
- Senseless Violence in Tucson
- When it comes to health reform, Dr Tom Coburn: First, do no harm
- No Cookies 2 my Kid. Community Prevention 4evR
- An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Repeal
- Building Health in All Policies
- AAA: Their Policies should be as Good as their Service. A conversation between Larry Cohen and Dick Jackson
- Celebrating the Life and Work of Beverly Coleman-Miller, M.D.
- 180 Days of Prevention and Health Reform: evidence of early success
- The Johanns Amendment is Making Us Sick
- Prevention and Public Health Fund: Good for our health, good for small business
- What Role can Health Impact Assessment Play in the National Health Reform Initiative?
- Moving from Them to Us: Preventing violence in the aftermath of Oscar Grant's death
- As American as Apple Pie: Policies that Protect Health
- Not in Sickness; in Health: How Health Reform could Start a Real Revolution
- There's no such thing as an accident: a prevention approach to the Gulf oil spill
- Prevention Invests in Physical and Fiscal Health
- "Let's Move" Task Force Breaks New Ground
- Health Reform Update from Capitol Hill
- Lunch with the Governor (and the Coke Salesman)
- Minneapolis Earns National Recognition
- Book Reading: International Leaders in Equity
- Web Convening: "Moving from Them to Us: Challenges in Reframing Violence among Youth"
- Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth: UNITY Announcements: November 2009
- Prevention Institute Turns Twelve!