National Academy of Medicine

Business Engagement to Promote Healthy Communities Through Child and Family Well-Being

    Why does business care about child and family well-being to promote community health? Traditionally,
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Actions to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance in the United States

Background Physical activity, which has been defined as “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy e
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Fifth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge

In 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and
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Clinical Perspectives on Obesity Treatment: Challenges, Gaps, and Promising Opportunities

Introduction In April 2017, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering
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A Call to Strengthen Mental Health Supports for Refugee Children and Youth

  A refugee is someone who has fled from his or her home country and cannot return because he or she has a well-founded f
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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 chi
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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 perce
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The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

Abstract | Businesses are gaining a greater understanding of the effect that employee health and the health of the communities in which busines
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