National Academy of Medicine

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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Dental Caries Management in Children and Adults

From our perspective, dental caries continues to be one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States and globally, with individuals living in
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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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The Power of Postconsumer School Food Waste Audits

I am sure many of you do not want to hear the word “audit” now that tax season is over, but the type of audit I am going to write about can be fun and
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Health Literacy in Dentistry and Navajo Nation Community Health Representatives

In this paper we discuss the importance of the efforts of community health representatives to improve general health on t
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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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