Fast Food Habits Start In Toddlerhood, According To California Policy Brief (12.2.13)
Prevention Institute's Juliet Sims highlights the importance of food environments in shaping children's health and the disparities in how children are targeted by fast food and junk food marketing.
Expert brings public health into climate change (8.20.13)
Prevention Institute's Larry Cohen and Manal Aboelata highlight Dr. Linda Rudolph's contributions to the dialogue on public health and climate change policy.
Major Split over Buying Junk Food with Federal Aid (12.1.13)
Prevention Institute's Leslie Mikkelsen argues that the level of food stamp (SNAP) benefits, not restrictions on how SNAP dollars can be spent, is "the biggest factor in whether or not folks eat nutritiously."
A Preventative Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Violence
USA Today's Violence Prevention series examines the role violence plays in our society--from gun violence, street violence, domestic violence and trauma to community-based public health strategies for preventing violence. This series features an editorial by Prevention Institute's Rachel Davis, highlighting the UNITY Initiative to bring a public health approach to preventing youth violence to US cities.
- "Commitment needed to stop violence" (7.29.13)
- Senators Urge Nick to Stop Airing Junk Food Ads to Kids: Nutrition advocates convince four lawmakers to join fight (6.10.13)
- Budget would pose challenges for public health programs: Health agencies tightening their belts (7.1.13)
- Fatty Foods Pushed More On Latino Kids Amid Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Study Says (5.8.13)
- A Public Health Approach to Gun Violence (12.21.12)