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Claiming Health: Front-of-Package Labeling of Children's Food looked at packages with front of package labeling—symbols that identify healthier products—and found that 84% of products studied didn’t meet basic nutritional standards.

  • cover_claiming_healthDownload and read the full study, Claiming Health: Front-of-Package Labeling of Children's Food.
  • Download the Claiming Health press kit, for background data, findings, and the study overview.
  • Read the press release.
  • View and download product images to use in your coverage.
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Health Reform

Reforming the Health System Through Prevention
Prevention is the new buzz word in health reform debates. But what does quality prevention entail?

Prevention Prescription for an Ailing Economy
Investing in quality prevention can yield a 5-to-1 return on investment. Why an ounce of prevention is worth its weight in gold.

Preventing Violence

Preventing Violence, Before It Occurs
What US Cities are doing to counter the epidemic of violence.

Food and Activity

From Obesity to Environment
Shifting the focus from individual responsibility to what we all can do to promote healthy eating: from soda taxes to school lunches, from joint use to farmer's markets.

Addressing the High Price of Food

Healthy food has long been out of reach for many underserved communities, though specific strategies exist to improve the community food environment.

Taking Back our Health
Communities affected by violence have been successful in making their neighborhoods safer to play, walk and work.