The cards are stacking up in a confusing and seemingly inconsistent way for the Trump administration on whether there is clear and unwavering support for evidence-based policymaking.
Washington, D.C.– The Bipartisan Policy Center finds alarming a Washington Post report that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is planning to alter the agency’s approach for communicating about evidence-based and science-based practices by no longer referencing…
There is growing recognition that prevention holds vast potential to improve health, while also reducing national spending on health care.
Americans spend twice as much on health care as citizens of other developed nations, yet we have shorter life expectancies and higher rates of infant mortality and diabetes.
With the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, many are asking how the U.S. government screens incoming foreign visitors for health purposes.
This month, the CDC released its Breastfeeding Report Card for 2014, coinciding with National Breastfeeding Month in the United States. The results of the report show that 79 percent of mothers initiate breastfeeding, up from 75 percent a year ago.
Current training for medical professionals in nutrition and exercise is inadequate to cope with the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care
To combat threats of obesity and obesity-related chronic disease, health care providers must be better equipped to address issues of diet and physical activity.