• The San Diego Union-Tribune: December 26, 2016

    Time to Tackle Football Safety

    In this op-ed, Larry Cohen argues for making football safer, citing the NFL's own estimate that 28% of players develop serious brain conditions, double the rate of the general population.

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  • Food Politics: December 23, 2016

    Weekend reading: Larry Cohen’s Prevention Diaries

    Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, and author of the blog Food Politics, recently reviewed Prevention Diaries, a new book by PI Founder Larry Cohen. She writes, "Prevention Diaries is Larry Cohen’s intensely personal and introspective account of why stopping health problems before they start makes sense for individuals and for societies—and is possible."  

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  • Journal Online: December 16, 2016

    BG Police Grow Mustaches For Prostate Cancer Awareness

    This article covers members of the Buffalo Grove Police Dept. calling attention to men’s health through their involvement in the "Movember" campaign. The piece notes, "The foundation has raised more than $61 million globally. Over 76% of those funds are donated directly to trusted projects supporting men’s health, including The Prostate Cancer Foundation, LIVEStrong Foundation and The Prevention Institute."

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  • News 95.5/AM 750 WSB and WHIO News Talk Radio: December 6, 2016

    Congress ready to use Obamacare savings for medical innovation bill

    This article delves into legislation on the verge of congressional approval that would drastically cut the Prevention and Public Health Fund. The article includes the following quote (as well as a PI tweet) by PI in opposition to the cuts: "Both the Prevention Fund and 21st Century Cures deserve full funding – raiding one to pay for the other doesn’t make sense.” 

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  • Alternet: December 2, 2016

    Two Surprising Factors That Make Millions of Americans Sick

    Alternet published an excerpt from Prevention Diaries, a new book by Larry Cohen, founder of Prevention Institute. In it, Larry notes, "The environments in which people live, work, and play shape health and safety outcomes for everyone—but this impact is even more so for low-income populations and people of color, who bear the brunt of injustice manifested in challenging living conditions and social stigmas." 

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  • Health Affairs: December 1, 2016

    Book Marks

    Health Affairs published a positive review of Prevention Diaries, a new book by PI Founder and Executive Director Larry Cohen. The review calls it an “engaging and well-documented exploration of America’s gradual, and in some cases grudging, recognition that adopting individual and community prevention-oriented policies and practices is key to promoting health and health equity, reducing injuries, and preventing violence.

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  • Daily Herald: November 27, 2016

    Buffalo Grove police joining "Movember" campaign

    This article details the efforts by the Buffalo Grove Police Department to call attention to men's health through their involvement in the 'Movember' campaign. The piece cites Prevention Institute as one of the trusted projects Movember funds in support of men's health.

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  • Yes! Magazine: November 21, 2016

    6 Ways to Take Action in the Calm Before the Trump

    This article lists organizations and projects that need support in the face of Trump administration attacks to the environment and civil rights. In the section on preventing violence the author cites PI's Rachel Davis's suggestion that supporting ballot measures that raise revenue for community programs could be an effective way to prevent gun violence.

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  • Urban Milwaukee: November 12, 2016

    City Launches Effort To Combat Violence

    This article discusses the City of Milwaukee's efforts to reduce violence. The author notes Prevention Institutes key role in the process, "The institute approaches violence prevention using a framework that analyzes the aspects of a community that encourage or discourage violence. It views trauma as both a cause and consequence of violence."

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