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January 29, 2015

Yesterday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released new materials containing the latest state data about e-cigarettes and cautioning against their use. 

Among the materials released was the "...

January 23, 2015

In January, after five years serving as the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, ChangeLab Solutions’ board member Bechara Choucair...

January 20, 2015

Today, a panel of national experts released a set of recommendations for responsible food marketing to children, as well as model definitions for food marketing practices directed at kids. 

A body of compelling evidence shows the marketing of high-calorie and nutrition-poor foods to...

December 8, 2014

Increasingly, Americans are demanding more information about what they eat and drink. A 2012 Associated Press poll found that 79 percent of respondents thought that lack of information about what is in food contributes to high rates of overweight and obesity. In the same poll, 83 percent of...

December 1, 2014

Public opinion polling suggests that Americans would like to know more about what they are eating and drinking. And last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced two comprehensive rules requiring chain restaurants, certain food retail outlets, and vending machines to post...

December 1, 2014

Picture this: kids and families shopping for healthy foods—fresh produce, staples, and nutritious snacks—at their local corner store. From the store’s outside in, junk food, tobacco, and alcohol are not promoted, or they are discouraged altogether. Advertising for these items doesn’t target...

November 19, 2014

When states use average daily attendance (ADA) to determine funding for school districts, the districts that serve low-income and chronically ill children are placed at a significant disadvantage compared to districts serving wealthier, healthier children....

November 17, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions is now officially part of Livability Solutions! Livability Solutions is a team of experts from leading nonprofits that works with communities to achieve their livability, sustainability, placemaking, and...

November 14, 2014

Join us for a webinar at 10 AM PST on Thursday, December 4, 2014, to learn about developing and implementing a ...

November 13, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions has published a new blog post. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Manel Kappagoda discusses the importance of having good food—and not taking it for granted...

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