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The Future of Obesity & Severe Obesity in the U.S.

Recent projections about obesity and severe obesity from now until 2030: animated maps and slide decks available for download

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Choices Childhood Obesity National Action Kit

CHOICES has projected the national population reach, impact on health, and costs for 14 strategies across multiple settings. Visit our Childhood Obesity National Action Kit to compare best value for money strategies to address childhood obesity.

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CHOICES is evaluating policy and program cost-effectiveness. Explore the results with our interactive map.

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Latest News

April 15 2020

The Coronavirus is Particularly Unkind to Those Who Are Obese

Steve Gortmaker was quoted in the LA Times on how those with obesity are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic....

March 3 2020

Supporting Healthy Food and Beverage Choices in Afterschool Programs in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners at the Allegheny County Health Department worked with the CHOICES Project Team to model the potential implementation of a healthy snack...

CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership

Through our Learning Collaborative Partnerships (LCPs), we have worked with 21 states, counties, and cities to evaluate childhood obesity prevention programs and policies.

We have also modeled the cost-effectiveness of local sugary drink taxes in over 20 states, cities, and counties.

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