Fatty Foods Pushed More On Latino Kids Amid Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Study Says (5.8.13)
Prevention Institute's Juliet Sims highlights the predatory marketing practices of the food and beverage industry, and the industry's aggressive efforts to target children of color.
A Public Health Approach to Gun Violence (12.21.12)
The California Report interviewed Prevention Institute's Rachel Davis on a public health approach to curbing gun violence. What all these statistics show is that violence is preventable. "There's growing evidence for it," Davis concludes, "but there's no simple solution for it. We need to put in comprehensive solutions that are working in places around the country."
Violence and Bullying Prevention in the Community (11.13.12)
Bullying and violence impact the lives of many children and teens, but can be prevented through community-based prevention efforts. PI's Annie Lyles is quoted.Read more...
Policy Makes it Possible (10.30.12)
A blog post from the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting highlights Prevention Institute Executive Director Larry Cohen's contributions to policy change to improve health equity.