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April 14, 2015

Our home – the place where we spend the most time – can either promote health or make health problems worse. Likewise, policies that affect housing can have a tremendous effect on the health of residents. 

To promote health, housing needs to be safe and well maintained, affordable,...

April 7, 2015

This week, we’re participating in National Public Health Week (NPHW) – a weeklong national conversation about how we can help make people and places healthier. At ChangeLab Solutions, we look at how law and policy can support these efforts and...

April 1, 2015

April is National Minority Health Month! It’s a great time to think about how we can use policy to close the gaps in health outcomes, and improve everyone’s health.

This year, the theme is Prevention is Power:...

March 27, 2015

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) yesterday reintroduced legislation that would tax...

March 23, 2015

This month, Livability Solutions, a coalition of national nonprofits working to improve communities, announced nine communities that will receive free technical assistance in 2015! As a member of the Livability Solutions...

March 13, 2015

This week, Leon Andrews, chair of the ChangeLab Solutions board of directors, began directing Race, Equity And...

March 5, 2015

This week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a report highlighting the achievements of ChangeLab Solutions’ childhood obesity...

February 24, 2015

The places we live, work, play, and go to school have a profound effect on our health. People who lack opportunities to get physical activity, access public transit, buy fresh and healthy food, or live in safe housing are also more likely to suffer from chronic disease, including obesity,...

February 18, 2015

Global progress toward tackling obesity has been “unacceptably slow,” with rates of child obesity rising dramatically worldwide in less than a generation, according to a major six-part series on obesity published in The...

February 11, 2015

Last month, ChangeLab Solutions’ friend and former board member Dick Jackson, MD, MPH, was named the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Henry Hope Reed Award, which will...

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