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A wide range of strategies are needed to prevent childhood obesity

We identify which prevention policies and programs will help more kids achieve and maintain a healthy weight and deliver the best results for dollars invested.



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July 11 2018

CHOICES Research to Be Discussed at the 19th Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium

At the 19th Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium: SUGAR: Epidemiologic, Physiologic and Policy Considerations of the Sugar Epidemic in Boston, MA, Dr. Steve Gortmaker and Dr. Sara Bleich wil...

July 2 2018

Session on Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Decision Making by Local Health Departments at the 2018 NACCHO Annual Conference

At the upcoming National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2018 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, CHOICES will present on a panel during the Healthy Populations and Communit...

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Through our Learning Collaborative Partnerships (LCPs), we have worked with eleven states and cities to evaluate childhood obesity prevention programs and policies.

We have also modeled the cost-effectiveness of local sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) taxes in over 20 states, cities, and counties.

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