National Academy of Medicine

Advancing the Health of Communities and Populations: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

We have a long way to go to strengthen the public health system to provide adequate protection for commu
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Democratizing Health: The Power of Community

The phrase “democratizing health care” is gaining popularity in discussions about how technology is enabling consumers to better manage their health-related
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Beyond Survival: The Case for Investing in Young Children Globally

Investing in young children globally is a primary means of achieving sustainable human, social, and economic development, all of which
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Methods for a National Birth Cohort Study

As we outlined in the previous paper in this series, our nation needs foundational data in order to understand how social, physical, chemical, and nutritional
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Why the United States Needs a National Birth Cohort Study

In a list of 17 high-income countries, the United States ranks last in terms of life expectancy for males and second-to-last for females. The U
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Preparing Health Care and Public Health Professionals for Team Performance: The Community as Classroom

Today, team-based health care is no longer an innovation or even a choice. Increasingly, providers
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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 State
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Using Data to Address Health Disparities and Drive Investment in Healthy Neighborhoods

In struggling high-poverty neighborhoods across the country, community development and medical p
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The Private-Sector Role in Building Healthy Communities: A Collective Impact Approach

In 2010, Campbell Soup Company rolled out its 2020 destination goals for Corporate Responsibility. B
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