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    Guest Post: Why Transportation is a Public Health Issue
    BY SAM SHWARTZ ||| About 6 or 7 years ago I attended a meeting of the transportation committee of Chicago’s Metropolitan Planning Council. The co-chair, to my surprise, was a medical doctor- specif...
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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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    State Budget Supports Key DASH-NY Policy Push
    By Rebecca Abraham, Policy Associate   Designing a Strong and Healthy New York State’s (DASH-NY) first policy agenda led to big wins in Albany this year. Governor Cuomo’s new budget now includes th...
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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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Guest Post: Why Transportation is a Public Health Issue
BY SAM SHWARTZ ||| About 6 or 7 years ago I attended a meeting of the transportation committee of Chicago’s Metropolitan Planning Council. The co-c...
Healthy Eating is About Economics For Many
Fighting to put a meal on the table is increasingly common for people all over America, especially in urban areas where high prices and poor access...

 

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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