National Academy of Medicine

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 Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity: Solutions for Public Health

Diet- and activity-related illnesses—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and type 2 diabetes—can shorten life
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Interventions Aimed at Reducing Antimicrobial Usage and Resistance in Production Animals in Denmark

    Antimicrobial Usage and Interventions: A Brief History from 1950 to the Present Antimicrobials fo
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Alternatives to Antibiotics: Why and How

  The antibiotic resistance problem is caused by the evolution and transfer of genes that confer resistance to medically important antibiotics into human pathoge
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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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Working Toward Engaging Local Businesses in Community Obesity Solutions: A Preliminary Account from the Field

Childhood obesity continues to be a serious public health concern in the United States. Abou
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Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention: A New Framework

High obesity prevalence persists as a major issue for societies globally. Chronic overweight and obesity have high health, social, and economic c
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Can Breastfeeding Protect Against Childhood Obesity?

Breastfeeding offers numerous health benefits to children and women globally. For this reason, international health organizations and American expert
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