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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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    Fighting Chronic Disease: The Battle Starts at a Young Age
    By Amanda Li, Junior Policy Associate Almost a third of New York adults are obese, and in 2030, New York is projected to have well over 16.3 million cases of obesity-related chronic health issues—t...
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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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Fighting Chronic Disease: The Battle Starts at a Young Age
By Amanda Li, Junior Policy Associate Almost a third of New York adults are obese, and in 2030, New York is projected to have well over 16.3 millio...
Health Homes for Children Make Way for Early Trauma Identification & Intervention
This October, New York is expected to launch the Health Home program for children enrolled in Medicaid, and experts are hopeful that this new model...

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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