Improving Health and Building Wealth: Meeting Two Goals with Many Strategies

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What’s the most promising way to keep obesity prevention efforts going in this economic climate? Strategies that are good for health and business alike. The obesity crisis is threatening more than our health and our children’s well-being. It’s taking a major toll on our already fragile economy: costs associated with obesity total about $147 billion […]

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A New Take on the Food Stamp Debate

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Over the past couple of weeks members of Congress have been taking part in a challenge to live on the average food stamp budget, a public experiment that comes in the midst of an ongoing debate about whether people receiving food assistance should be allowed to spend government dollars on junk food and soda.

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