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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 15 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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April 12 2021

Join our coffee chat on April 22: Prevention matters during COVID-19 and beyond

Prevention Matters During COVID-19 and Beyond: Engaging Leaders to Prioritize Preventive Policies and Programs Thursday, April 22 from 2:00pm – 2:50pm Eastern Speakers: • Peter Holtgrave, the...

March 24 2021

CHOICES Study Finds That Excess Body Weight is Associated with Higher Health Care Costs in the U.S

A new study from CHOICES, “Association of body mass index with health care expenditures in the United States by age and sex,” was published today in PLOS ONE. This study, led by Zach Ward, analyze...

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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