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Long-Term Change in Diet Quality Is Associated with Body Weight Change in Men and Women

Not surprisingly, improving the quality of your diet significantly improves body weight control and is especially useful for people who are overweight. Where have I heard that before? 25 more words

Health Policy

Americans Are Drinking Less Soda - and Starting to See Results

There’s no precise way to measure calorie consumption across a general population, but according to several major data sources which track trends in the United States, American… 173 more words

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JAMA Forum: Public Health vs Personal Liberty: Reflections on the California Vaccination Law

On June 30, when California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law new legislation that requires most children in the state to be vaccinated, public health was pitted once again against personal liberty. 985 more words

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The Affordable Care Act and States' wrong (The Public's Health)

July 30th marks the 50-year anniversary of the signing into law, by President Lyndon Johnson the Medicare and Medicaid legislation; legislation which profoundly opened up health care access to millions of Americans. 175 more words