National Academy of Medicine

Increasing Movement to Promote Health and Learning in Early Childhood

Public support is increasing for the investment in pre-kindergarten (pre-K) education for 3- and 4-year-olds. [1]
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Physical Activity in Latino Communities

Latino health is increasingly synonymous with the future of U.S. health, yet the nation’s largest and still-growing minority group continues to
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Physical Activity in Older People

Physiological function and resiliency decline with age, even among the most robust sectors of the older adult population. The degree to which this dec
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Investing in Native Community-Led Strategies to Improve Physical Activity

Native Americans represent approximately 1 percent of the U.S. population, but account for some of the worst h
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Implementation of Pharmacogenomics: Evidence Needs

The types of evidence needed to support the use of genome sequencing in the clinic varies by stakeholder and circumstance. In this IOM
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Why We Need Climate, Health, and Equity in All Policies

“For public health, climate change is the defining issue for the 21st century.” Margaret Chan, World Health Organization “Social i
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How Much Do Healthy Communities Cost?

Today, most agree that achieving substantial improvements in population health and medical costs will require a greater focus on the upstream socia
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Community, Movements, and Spread: It’s the Process That Matters

Rather than rest on the seventh day, God might have put a little thought into futureproofing the design of human beings. As
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