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This brief by Prevention Institute and the American Public Health Association, examines the approaches local elected officials are taking to improve the health of their communities.
Prevention Institute researchers talked to health-system innovators around the country to identify emerging new approaches. The pioneers we profile in this report have found surprising new ways to...
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...
This document details priority areas for action in the following categories:
I. Administrative Actions. The Brown Administration can take the following steps to position...
Every decision we make impacts our health--from transit to education to new technology investments-and we must commit as a state to ensuring that every policy and decision we make will better the...
The paper outlines organizational practices and public policies to expand access to healthy foods in support of healthy eating and better overall health.
This chapter in the textbook "The New World of Health Promotion: New Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation," presents a detailed framework for prevention strategies to reduce health...
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...
This Q&A on fast food marketing offers recommendations for how community members and advocacy groups can work to reduce the negative health impacts of major fast food restaurant chains.
Highlights California community summer nutrition strategies and policy opportunities to increase access to the Summer Food Service Program.