The Clementi case and the desperate need for a criminal justice paradigm shift (4.30.12)
Reforming our criminal justice system requires a commitment to preventing violence, promoting health and supporting a more vibrant and humane society. UNITY co-chair Deborah Prothrow-Stith is quoted and UNITY is cited as an effective violence prevention initiative.
CDC Project Tackles Youth Violence from a Public Health Perspective (4.27.12)
Multnomah County, WA is working to prevent violence by enlisting community partners in public health, schools, law enforcement and local nonprofits to change social norms around youth violence. Prevention Institute's Rachel Davis is quoted
Putting health ahead of politics: what do we really want to save? (4.24.12)
As the House Energy and Commerce Committee considers eliminating the Prevention and Public Health Fund, Prevention Institute Executive Director Larry Cohen stresses the critical role of prevention in building healthy communities and a healthy economy, and achieving long-term debt reduction.
California's Health: County by County Rankings (4.3.12)
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the 2012 County Health Rankings for 3,000 counties across the United States. Prevention Institute's Sana Chehimi discusses California's results and how all counties can improve the overall health of their communities in the future through a comprehensive approach to prevention.
- Big Gulps for Little Leagues: Hear What Soft Drink Companies Say, Show What They Do (3.19.12)
- Don't Let Food Labels Fool You (3.21.12)
- “Lightly Salted? How to Decode Food Packaging” (3.14.12)
- "Rosenblum: Push to encourage healthy behavior will pay off in time" (3.15.12)
- "Lack of primary and preventive care sends thousands to hospitals" (2.20.12)