National Academy of Medicine

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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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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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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A Challenge to Unleash the Power of Prevention

Prevention is the best investment we can make in behavioral health and the time to make it is now. Every day, across America, behavioral
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