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22
Jun

Prudent Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

Coverage from The New York Times’ Well blogNYT Photo on the CHOICES project and initial results:

Pardon the cliché, but it happens to be particularly apt in this case: In trying to tame the nation’s obesity epidemic, an ounce of prevention is decidedly worth a pound of cure — considerably more than a pound, in fact, according to the findings of a five-year collaborative research project. (more…)

28
May

A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America

Bipartisan Policy ReportIn “A Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America,” a white paper by the Bipartisan Policy Center outlining strategies aimed at preventing chronic diseases, CHOICES is featured as a key research project for evaluating the cost-effectiveness of obesity-related interventions: (more…)

23
Feb

Getting the most bang for your public health policy buck

Logo for Active Living ResearchAngie Cradock, ScD and CHOICES colleagues presented a session on cost-effectiveness analysis on February 22, 2015 at the Active Living Research Annual Conference. (more…)

18
Nov

APHA 2014 session: Mapping local obesity prevalence in the US

Logo of HealthographyOn November 17, 2014, Steven Gortmaker, PhD, moderated a panel discussion titled “Mapping Local Obesity Prevalence in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities for Surveillance and Prediction in the 21st Century.” (more…)

6
Nov

CHOICES presents cost-effectiveness analysis findings at APHA annual meeting

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On November 5, 2013, CHOICES researchers presented results of a cost effectiveness analysis of four childhood obesity programs and policies in the United States. (more…)

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