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2017 Training Catalog: PHI's Center for Wellness and Nutrition & Project Lean (2017)

Are you looking to bolster your public health efforts and empower people to eat healthier foods, engage in physical activity, and create safer envi...

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Concept Paper: The California Alliance for Funding Prevention (2016)

The California Alliance for Funding Prevention was convened in May 2015 by the Public Health Institute and partners to advocate for sustainable fun...

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Electronic Health Records as a Resource for Public Health Surveillance (2016)

Case Study of Glycohemoglobin Testing & Diabetes Surveillance Electronic health records (EHR) are the digital version of a patient's pa...

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Personalized Telehealth in the Future: A Global Research Agenda (2016)

As telehealth plays an even greater role in global health care delivery, it will be increasingly important to develop a strong evidence base of suc...

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PHI's Linda Rudolph on "Climate One: Health Hazards of One Degree" (2016)

Global warming is hitting closer to home than we think, from a neighborhood child gasping with asthma to a parent collapsing from heatstroke. These...

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Stores Take a Stand for Community Health (2016)

Stores Take a Stand for Community Health from Elizabeth Emerson on Vimeo. What happens to stores when their owners decide to stop selling ...

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The Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Overweight/Obesity Differs by Birthplace and Length of US Residence (2016)

The longer immigrant women reside in the United States, the greater the chances that food insecurity will affect obesity, according to this study b...

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Asthma Environmental Intervention Guide for School-Based Health Centers (2015)

School-based health centers (SBHCs) and their staff are uniquely positioned to help children breathe easier by leading and supporting evidence...

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Case Studies: Asthma Environmental Intervention Guide for School-Based Health Centers (2015)

Imagine children with asthma sitting out for PE, not taking part in athletics, waiting outside the nurse’s office, or simply absent from scho...

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Community Close-Ups (2015)

Frequently, the neighborhoods where many residents grappling with poor health are the very same places where many people are living in poverty. And...

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Costs of Environmental Health Conditions in California Children (2015)

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Fast-Food Zoning for Health: Lessons from Newspaper Coverage and Legislative Debates About Land-Use Policies in U.S. Communities, 2001-2013 (2015)

In the face of rising obesity rates, public health advocates have suggested zoning and other land-use policies as a promising approach to foster he...

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How food and beverage companies are shaping public conversation on obesity (2015)

As seen in the quotes above, the food and beverage has a lot to say about obesity and diet-related diseases — and public health measures...

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Scaling Up Demand for LPG in Guatemala: Motivators, Barriers and Opportunities (2015)

In Guatemala, about 70% of urban households use Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for cooking. Over half of these users continue to cook with firewood....

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Relationships between Levels of Reach of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) Interventions and Nutrition and Physical Activi (2014)

This study combined information on United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) int...

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Supporting a Healthy Lifestyle Among Low-Income Children: Key Findings from the California Children’s Healthy Eating and Exercise Practices Survey (2014)

This fact sheet provides promising strategies to facilitate policy, system, and environmental changes that increase support for healthy eating, reg...

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Position Paper: mHealth Technologies: Applications to Benefit Older Adults (Discussion Draft) (2011)

Mobile technologies are becoming ubiquitous in the U.S. and the world, changing the way we communicate, conduct commerce, and provide care and serv...

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Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with Stage III Colon Cancer: Results from a CDC-NPCR Patterns of Care Study (2009)

This study evaluates adjuvant chemotherapy use for Stage III colon cancer, reviewing the treatment of patients with surgically treated stage III co...

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