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October 2016

Communities are not all created equal: Strategies to prevent violence affecting youth in the United States

This PI-authored article published in the Journal of Public Health Policy’s special issue on Violence and Health: Merging...

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May 2017

Advancing Mental Health and Wellbeing: The Critical Role of Community Prevention

 

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Prevention Institute is finalizing this paper, which emphasizes the vital importance of the community...

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October 2016

Building a Thriving Nation: 21st-Century Vision and Practice to Advance Health and Equity

Building a Thriving Nation: 21st-Century Vision and Practice to Advance Health and Equity, recently published by the Health Education & Behavior journal, includes a brief overview of...

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June 2012

The Intersection of Health Services and Community Environments: 8 Profiles of State-Driven Initiatives to Advance Population Health

Compiled by Prevention Institute (with support from the Kresge Foundation), the following eight profiles demonstrate how states are moving beyond silos to partner within and outside of state...

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September 2011

Understanding Evidence Part 1: Best Available Research Evidence. A Guide to the Continuum of Evidence Effectiveness

Comprehensive evidence-based decisions require the best available research, professional insights and contextual realities. The...

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December 2009

From Kools to Cancer Sticks: How quality prevention changed tobacco norms

Prevention Institute's Executive Director Larry Cohen chronicles the history of anti-smoking efforts, and how he helped guide a new approach that has resulted in policy and legislative changes....

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October 2009

Understanding Policy and Environmental Approaches to Reducing Chronic Disease Risk Factors

Presents environmental and policy approaches to supporting healthy food and active living environments, with a presentation by Prevention Institute's Larry Cohen that also focuses on preventing...

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December 2009

A New Health Care Prevention Agenda: Sustainable Food Procurement and Agricultural Policy

This document discusses health care leaders' broadening awareness to include the need to address the food system as a means to individual, public, and global health, above and beyond basic...

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November 2009

Introduction to Prevention (Video)

 

Community approaches to public health...

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