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When low income residents lack access to healthy food and have disproportionately high obesity rates, what are the costs to taxpayers and in human capital? The state of New Jersey spent $2.3 billion dollars for treatment of obesity-related diseases in one...
 State and local governments are always working to improve the health and safety of their communities, by developing public policies that promote healthier outcomes. To do this, they rely on public health experts. Experts in this area provide necessary...
In February, the White House and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed new guidelines for local school wellness policies. These guidelines are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, and will make sure advertising of food and beverage products...
Although some laws concerning where and when tobacco products can be used are clear-cut, others are more nuanced and can be confusing. To help demystify these laws, ChangeLab Solutions' three newest resources explain strategies for preserving smokefree...
Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week, sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA). National Public Health Week gives us an opportunity to recognize the importance of public health, and highlight crucial issues, as we work to...