October 28, 2011 | New Public Health Post
Public Health Law
October 14, 2011 | New Public Health Post
October 12, 2011 | Program Results Report
Some 400 lawyers, health-related professionals and policy-makers attended the "Using Law, Policy and Research to Improve the Public's Health" conference to explore the role of law and policy in promoting global and domestic public health.
September 1, 2011 | New Public Health Post
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Childhood obesity is a major public health problem. Experts recommend that prevention and control strategies include population-based policies.
July 21, 2011 | New Public Health Post
July 13, 2011 | New Public Health Post
June 21, 2011 | Report
A Institute of Medicine (IOM) report recommends several actions to ensure that public health agencies make full use of legal tools to improve population health.
June 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A study of the current state of laws limiting drivers' use of mobile communication devices (MCDs) found that no state prohibits all types of MCD use by all types of drivers, and that laws restricting MCD use are not based on evidence about actual hazards.
May 18, 2011 | New Public Health Post