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Take Action Now! – Only a Few Days Left to Help Community Agencies Buy Local Food
Urgent legislation will allow municipalities to streamline procurement of local foods, changing the cap from $20,000 to a multiplier based on their population—similar to changes made for school dis...
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    Promoting Universal Well-Being in Schools
    By Michele Calvo, Policy Associate It’s a scene that brings joy to parents everywhere—a room full of energetic kindergarteners competing to sit up straight, listen quietly to their teachers and foc...
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    Share Your Thoughts on Sodium Reduction
    Since it is processed and prepared foods, not the salt shaker, that contribute 75 percent of Americans salt intake, the Food and Drug Administration is asking for the help of the food industry and ...
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    Promoting Universal Well-Being in Schools
    By Michele Calvo, Policy Associate It’s a scene that brings joy to parents everywhere—a room full of energetic kindergarteners competing to sit up straight, listen quietly to their teachers and foc...
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    Innovation in Medicare Reimbursements Could Signify Move Towards Prioritizing Preventive Health
    By Steven Chan   Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a game-changing innovation in Medicare policy, reimbursing a prevention program.  The Diabetes Prevention Program (D...

 

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Promoting Universal Well-Being in Schools
By Michele Calvo, Policy Associate It’s a scene that brings joy to parents everywhere—a room full of energetic kindergarteners competing to sit up ...
Chronic Disease: How Do We Tackle One of Our Biggest Public Health Challenges?
By Amanda Li, Junior Policy Associate Our nation spends over 75% of its total healthcare dollars on treating people with chronic illnesses. Yet des...

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Advancing Prevention Project

The Advancing Prevention Project (APP) works to build the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) and hospitals to implement actionable New York State Prevention Agenda plans. Prevention Agenda 2013-2018: New York State’s Health Improvement Plan