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Friday, June 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC Funding Opportunity Announcments (FOAs) »
Below is a list of recently released U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Funding Opportunity Announcements...
Thursday, June 21, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beverage Industry Target Minorities in Marketing »
[OPINION] As anAd Age ​writer​toasts the beverage industry for targeting minorities, Michael Arceneauxexamines the greater...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Non-Defense Discretionary Network Town Hall Meeting »
The video from the June 4 th NDD Town Hall is available . Click here to view it on YouTube. Also, the slide...
Monday, June 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
NANA Group on Healthy Public Places (HPP) - first call on June 28th at 1:30 PM EST »
from the NANA Coalition, DHPE forwarding to members for participation... Hi All, We are building on s...
Monday, June 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New animated videos help obesity researchers navigate NCCOR's online tools »
From National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) June 18, 2012 The National Collaborative on Childhood...
Monday, June 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fiscal Year 2013 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Update »
On June 12 and 14, the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up its version of the fiscal year (FY) 2013 Labor, Health an...
Friday, June 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Nominations »
Received via email on 6/15 - Call for nominations: Institute of Medicine Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Preventio...
Friday, June 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter urging Congress to avoid a sequester »
There are already over 1,000 signatories on a letter urging Congress to avoid a sequester and to pass a "balanced approach...
Friday, June 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
FY2013 funding legislation, providing a $2 billion increase over FY2012 levels »
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee marked up its FY...
Friday, June 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHHS released The National Prevention Council Action Plan & Annual Report »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released The National Prevention Council Action Plan --  and Annu...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
RWJF Marks its 40th Year by Honoring Young Leaders through Awards »
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will be giving 10 awards, $40,000 each, to young leaders working to improve the health of o...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Potential impact of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act »
Independent analysis regarding the potential impact of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act upon...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Walt Disney Company Takes Action to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity »
The following is a statement from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, r...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Poll: Huge Majorities Support Calorie Labeling in Supermarkets, Vending Machines, Movie Theaters »
News release from the Center for Science in the Public Interest with a U-tube feature embedded about popcorn Read CS...
Friday, June 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
H/S Republican Leadership pulling away from PPH as an offset on student loans »
House and Senate Republicans appear to be backing off the Prevention and Public Health Fund as an offset to the federal st...
Thursday, May 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks »
Source:  New York Times May 30, 2012 New York Plans to Ban Sale of Big Sizes of Sugary Drinks...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevention and Public Health Fund and the Student Loan Bill »
Just posted to the Alerts for Legislative and Funding Actions...  subscribe for email updates Many public health o...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
57 percent of local health departments reduced or eliminated services in 2011 »
A new report from the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) finds that 57 percent of local...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
2012 County Health Rankings Available »
A great online resource for county health rankings.  They just released their 2012 rankings. Visit the site
Tuesday, May 8, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avoiding Predicted Rise in Obesity Rates Over 20 Years Could Save Country Almost $550 Billion »
A new study predicts that approximately 42 percent of adults will be obese by 2030, an increase from the 36 percent who...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation »
Today, the Institute of Medicine released a report on how to accelerate progress to address obesity and includes many good...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
If President is presented with H.R. 4628, his senior advisors would recommend that he veto »
Received from the Executive Office of the President      EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
CHES & MCHES Continuing Education Online Self-Study Courses »
Source:  Health Education Partners Continuing Education Online Self-Study Courses - All Category I CECHs Sixteen hi...
Monday, April 30, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Calculate the Impact of Education and Income on Your County's Health »
from an email from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health is about more than health care. Much of what influences our...
Friday, April 27, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Weight of the Nation Documentary »
Source: the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation   ENGAGING WITH THE CAMPAIGN As a nati...
Friday, April 27, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Screen Time vs. Lean Time »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative is pleased...
Friday, April 6, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rachael Ray's Yum-o! Healthy School Meal Contest »
Calling All School Nutritional Professionals! Searching for innovative, delicious, healthy school lunches. Build a health...
Friday, March 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Underestimates Long-Term Costs of Obesity, Experts Say »
HealthDay , Amanda Gardner, 03/21/2012 The costs of the obesity epidemic to the United States and the economic value of c...
Thursday, March 8, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults-A Report of the Surgeon General »
WEBCAST Watch a live webcast of the press conference. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebeli...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Posts Final School Meal Standards »
A new posting is available on the Policy Update/Announcement blog on USDA Posts Final School Meal Standard . Subscribe...

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