National Academy of Medicine

Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now

Controlling or reducing the risk for cancer was a principal goal of the National Cancer Act, signed by President Nixon in 1971. Long before the human genome w
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Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

Abstract This discussion paper focuses on some particularly challenging aspects of bridging primary care and oral hea
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The Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals

  Upon arriving in Kenya in 1987, I was a well-trained parasitologist who knew nothing about development, economics, p
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Actions to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance in the United States

Background Physical activity, which has been defined as “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy e
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Fifth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge

In 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and
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Redesigning Provider Payments to Reduce Long-Term Costs by Promoting Healthy Development

ABSTRACT | Cognitive, affective, and behavioral health (CAB) conditions are among the costliest and fastest grow
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The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

Abstract | Businesses are gaining a greater understanding of the effect that employee health and the health of the communities in which busines
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Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action for Public Health to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Public health is what we do together as a society to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be healthy. Although many secto
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