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August 20, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Much attention has been paid on NewPublicHealth and elsewhere to the connection between education, health, economic opportunity, and even life expectancy. Sadly, when we consider the health and life trajectories for our young men of color in this co ...
July 12, 2012 | New Public Health Post
>>EDITOR'S NOTE: On 9/13/2012 CeaseFire changed its name to Cure Violence. A group of impassioned attendees of the National Association of County and City Health Officials Annual Meeting attended a screening of The Interrupters, a documentary about ...
July 2, 2012 | News Release
The study examined the availability of competitive beverages in U.S. public elementary schools for five academic years, from 2006–07 to 2010–11. Competitive beverages are those sold by schools outside of meal programs through vending machines, à la ...
July 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This article examines recall and viewing patterns among text-only versus larger, more visible graphic warning labels in cigarette advertisements.
June 5, 2012 | Journal Article
This article examines the school food environment in elementary schools and reports on practices during the 2009?2010 school year compared with the same practices in 2006?2007 after the wellness policy mandate took effect.
March 27, 2012 | News Release
Hogen, whose experience includes having run a large corporate foundation, worked in public affairs and government affairs in the health care sector, and run his own communications consultancy.
January 24, 2012 | News Release
Nursing leader is vice president and chief nursing officer of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Walking or biking to school provides opportunities for children to increase physical activity. However, rates of active travel to school have decreased while rates of car-to-school travel have increased. This article explores the relationship between state laws and active travel to school policies.
December 5, 2011 | Journal Article
Both physical education and recess time need to be increased for young students to achieve national standards for physical activity.
June 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could improve public health by reducing obesity.