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Webinar series builds policy research skills

April 6, 2009

Session 2 of a four-part webinar series designed to disseminate approaches for evaluating obesity policies was held on April 3. It addressed the pitfalls associated with research in real world […]

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Building a collaboration to address childhood obesity

The scope and urgency of the childhood obesity epidemic requires comprehensive efforts to increase both healthy eating and physical activity. The new National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) brings […]

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Measurement of the food and physical activity environments

April 1, 2009

April 2009 Given the high rates of obesity prevalence in the United States and around the world, research interest has grown regarding the effects of the community food and physical […]

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There’s more to health than health care

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America – led by Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D. and Alice M. Rivlin, Ph.D., two national health care and fiscal policy […]

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Leading research funders launch collaborative to accelerate nation’s progress in reducing childhood obesity

February 19, 2009

Ambitious agenda planned for first year; webinar series to begin this month WASHINGTON – A new National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) was launched today to accelerate progress on […]

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ALR research summaries and briefs available

February 1, 2009

The chief aim of Active Living Research (ALR) is to increase knowledge about active living by supporting research to identify environmental factors and policies that can increase physical activity and […]

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