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  • Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases

    The Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases report finds the nation’s ability to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks are hampered by outdated systems and limited resources.

  • A Compendium of Proven Community-Based Prevention Programs

    The Trust for America’s Health & New York Academy of Medicine released this report, which highlights 79 evidence-based disease and injury prevention programs that have saved lives and improved health.

  • F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2013

    “While stable rates of adult obesity may signal prevention efforts are starting to yield some results, the rates remain extremely high,” said Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of TFAH. “Even if the nation holds steady at the current rates, Baby Boomers—who are aging into obesity-related illnesses—and the rapidly rising numbers of extremely obese Americans are already translating into a cost crisis for the healthcare system and Medicare.”

  • A Healthier America 2013: Strategies to Move from Sick Care to Health Care in Four Years

    A Healthier America 2013: Strategies to Move from Sick Care to Health Care in Four Years provides high-impact recommendations to prioritize prevention and improve the health of Americans and outlines top policy approaches to respond to studies that show 1) more than half of Americans are living with one or more serious, chronic diseases, a majority of which could have been prevented, and 2) that today’s children could be on track to be the first in U.S. history to live shorter, less healthy lives than their parents.

  • The Prevention Fund: A Matter of Life and Death

    Just 10 of the reasons why the prevention fund is deadly serious. Click the image to download your copy.

  • The Prevention Fund: A Matter of Life and Death

    Shouldn’t America try to prevent diseases, instead of just treating people after they’re already sick, and it’s often too late? Just three of the reasons why the Prevention Fund is deadly serious. Click the image to download your copy.

  • Healthier Choices, Healthier Lives

    “Healthier Choices, Healthier Lives” available at Healthier Choices Healthier Lives, shows how the Affordable Care Act helps people make healthier choices by providing  greater access to nutritious foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables, and free places to exercise.

  • Who Wins the Race?

    “Who Wins the Race?” available at Who Wins the Race?, features how the Affordable Care Act recognizes the link between living healthier and keeping people out of the doctor’s office

  • Preventing the Flu

    “Last Year, Jeffrey Had to Skip His Flu Shot,” available at Flu Shot, features the importance of flu shots and, more broadly, prevention.

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