National Academy of Medicine

Antibiotic Resistance in Humans and Animals

It has been 40 years since Levy and colleagues published their landmark study demonstrating a direct link between antibiotic use on farms and the spread of a
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familyPower: A Referral-Based Pediatric Obesity Treatment Program that Connects Clinic to Family

Overweight and obesity, and their negative sequelae, have become the focus of policy makers, business lea
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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
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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
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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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Food is Too Important to Waste

Imagine going into a grocery store, purchasing three bags full of food, and discarding one of the bags you just purchased in the nearest garbage can as you leave the stor
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Advancing the Care of Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity: A Reason for Clinical Subtyping

Childhood obesity, a serious and urgent public health problem, affects 17 percent of
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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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Disparities in Physical Activity Among Low-Income and Racial/Ethnic Minority Communities: What Can We Do?

Eliminating disparities related to physical activity (PA) among low-income and r
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