National Academy of Medicine

The Olmsted County (MN) Collaborative School-Located Influenza Immunization Program: A Population Health Case Report

Morbidity and mortality resulting from influenza have remained high in the United States
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An Educator’s View: Reflecting on Physical Activity: Moving Toward Obesity Solutions

As a physical educator and now the director of health and physical education (PE) for a large urban school district, I c
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Can We Change the Way Our Genes Behave and Pave the Way Forward for Childhood Obesity Prevention?

Despite a recent plateau in obesity rates among preschool children, childhood obesity continues to be a s
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Building a Culture of Health Equity at the Federal Level

The United States spends significantly more resources on health care than any other nation. Despite this fact and the remarkable improvements in
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A Population Health Strategy for Diabetes: New Partners, New Opportunities

Diabetes challenges the nation’s health in many ways. As of 2012, one in 11 Americans was living with the disease, and two in five Americans w
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Safety Assessment of Macronutrients: Creating a New Paradigm

Unlike with most food additives, the safety evaluation of macronutrients poses a challenge to risk assessors because of their inherent nutritional value
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CDC’s 6|18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action

The long delay between the creation of new evidence for primary prevention by public health and widespread adoption into best practice by the health
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