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June 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could improve public health by reducing obesity.
July 13, 2009 | News Release
Nominee praised for her expertise, credentials, judgment and passionate commitment to health care equity and social justice.
September 1, 2012 | Journal Article
cq5dam.thumbnail.319.319 Read article There is no significant increase in serious crime around methadone treatment centers, according to this fine-grained geographic analysis in one city.
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 8, 2012 | Journal Article
Findings from a thought leader dialogue outline important application in mental health and education research, with the aim to close the gap between research and practice.
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.
June 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study examined the utilization of tobacco-cessation treatments under Arkansas Medicaid. As coverage expanded, utilization initially increased, followed by a decline.
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.