November 1, 2011
This article examines the accuracy and usability of commercial databases as sources of information about food stores and restaurants. Since commercial databases are usually designed for non-health uses such as business and marketing, they require adaptation for use as public health tools.
February 1, 2013
Sixteen major food-manufacturing companies, members of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, have pledged to collectively remove 1.5 trillion calories a year from the marketplace by the end of 2015.
April 1, 2011
Public health and supermarket experts explore in-store marketing strategies to promote healthier foods.
February 1, 2009
Ambitious agenda planned for first year webinar series to begin this month.
August 1, 2010
These reports share findings from the New Jersey Childhood Obesity Study's analysis of New Brunswick. Information for this study is provided by the household survey, school body mass index (BMI) data, and food and physical activity environment data.
April 20, 2011
Two new web products provide publicly available data and promote the consistent use of common measures and research methods across childhood obesity prevention and research.
March 1, 2013
California’s Healthy Beverages in Childcare Act was implemented in January 2012 to regulate beverages in licensed childcare centers. This report measures the impact of the policy on childcare practices.
January 1, 2013
Optimism—as well as fruit and vegetable consumption and multivitamin use—found to be positively related to physical health.
October 18, 2012
This research and practice report identifies characteristics of state-level childhood obesity legislation that influences bill passage rates. Bills introduced by a bipartisan group of legislators were most likely to pass.
March 25, 2013
Program Result Report
The UCLA Family Commons is a new model of preventive mental health care that provides nonstigmatized, cost-effective education and coaching to help families with children from infancy to adolescence address common childhood issues.