National Academy of Medicine

Investing in Children to Promote America’s Prosperity

“America, the land of opportunity” has been the historical rallying cry inspiring individuals to work their hardest to succeed. Although today’s chil
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Pediatricians Play Important Role in Decreasing Sugary Drink Intake in Young Children

Today’s children face serious health risks tied to poor nutrition. A recent study predicted that more than 50 percen
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Health, Equity and the Narrative of Place

Racism affects health through both direct means (for example, the chronic activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and associated stress hormones, w
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Breaking a Culture of Silence: The Role of State Medical Boards

Introduction By Sandeep P. Kishore The NAM Perspectives paper “Breaking the Culture of Silence on Physician Suicide” [1] brought together f
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Health Literacy and the Arts: An Intersection Worth Exploring

  Introduction In recent years, health literacy is increasingly viewed as aligning complexities and tasks with people’s skills and abilities.
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Breaking Silence, Breaking Stigma

  Introduction By Sandeep P. Kishore The NAM Perspectives paper, “Breaking the Culture of Silence on Physician Suicide” [1], brought together four unique voices from sur
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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Starts in Childhood

The importance of good nutrition practices on health and well-being has been recognized for thousands of years. One familiar quote attributed to
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Stress-induced Eating Behaviors of Health Professionals: A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Perspective

For health professionals, stress and eating often combine in unhealthy ways. The stress comes earl
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Promoting Well-being in Psychology Graduate Students at the Individual and Systems Levels

More than 70 percent of psychology doctoral students report experiencing stressors that can affect their ability
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