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October 5, 2015

When it comes to improving health outcomes, rural communities are uniquely positioned to effect change. Residents of rural areas develop tight-knit social networks, can more easily access and work with local leaders, and are often able to do a lot with a little. These assets help these...

October 2, 2015

Many children don’t get enough regular physical activity. When kids engage in active transportation – walking, biking, or rolling – to and from school, they easily incorporate physical activity into their daily routine. Regular physical...

September 16, 2015

At the White House today, Quang Dang and Ben Winig, vice presidents at ChangeLab Solutions, join First Lady Michelle Obama and elected officials from around the country to...

September 14, 2015

Childhood obesity remains a serious public health concern in the United States. Today, more than 23 million children and adolescents nationwide – nearly one in three...

August 20, 2015

ChangeLab Solutions mourns the passing of Deb Hubsmith, the influential founder of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, on August 18, 2015. A visionary and bold leader, she dedicated her life to making the world a...

July 30, 2015

Health is one of our most precious resources. People everywhere want their families and communities to be healthy and to thrive. But what does it really take to make that vision a reality? The fact is, health is influenced by the interaction of many factors. It is now widely accepted that the...

July 20, 2015

Food retailers often want to make their stores healthier and more inviting, but may lack the resources necessary to do it. Many want to sell affordable produce, promote healthy snacks and beverages, and renovate storefronts. Communities can support retailers by helping them fund these...

July 13, 2015

Parks bring numerous social, environmental, and health benefits to a community. Every person in every neighborhood should be able to enjoy these benefits. Unfortunately, too many cities, counties, and neighborhoods are “park poor,” lacking adequate parks and green spaces. The residents of...

July 7, 2015
ChangeLab Solutions attended the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference ...
June 29, 2015

Imagine a community where healthy food marketing is the norm: Billboards, signs, and bus advertisements promote water rather than sugary drinks, and TV, radio, and internet ads publicize local deals on fresh produce. Child care settings and schools follow nutrition standards and are free of...

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