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November 5, 2014

Marking a watershed moment, Berkeley, CA, passed a landmark soda tax yesterday. More than three-fourths of Berkeley voters approved the policy, which will add a penny-per-ounce general tax to sugary drinks. The tax is the strongest of its kind, and it is notably public health-oriented. It...

November 3, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions is excited to announce the release of a pioneering shared use resource! In collaboration with the North Carolina Division of Public Health, ChangeLab Solutions has developed a new fact sheet, ...

October 28, 2014

Food banks are critically important community institutions, providing security and nourishment for millions of individuals during difficult times. Recognizing that their clients face a higher-than-average risk for diet-related chronic disease, many food banks are starting to adopt nutrition...

October 24, 2014

In an interview published last week, ChangeLab Solutions program director and senior staff attorney Manel Kappagoda speaks candidly about her work, her achievements, and her formative life experiences. A co-creator of ChangeLab Solutions’ NPLAN, Manel uses social policy to help reduce...

October 23, 2014

CA4Health and ChangeLab Solutions are excited to announce the launch of Reach for More, a new guide to implementing healthy beverage vending in rural...

October 17, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions is excited to announce a new addition to the Safe Routes to School family! CA4Health, in collaboration with ChangeLab Solutions, has developed a comprehensive fact sheet,...

October 16, 2014
On October 16 – 17, public health practitioners, attorneys, policymakers, advocates, and researchers will gather at the ...
October 15, 2014

Infill development is the development of vacant or underutilized parcels within urban centers and rural hubs, and when done well it has the potential to improve public health outcomes. In a new post on Community Commons, ChangeLab Solutions' Ben Winig breaks down four core issues that can, and...

October 8, 2014

In the first study of its kind, researchers have quantified the potential savings associated with prohibiting smoking in all government subsidized housing (including public housing) in the United States. It is estimated that a total of $497 million would be saved every year. The total savings...

October 3, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions is pleased to announce that on Monday, September 29, the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention commended the City of Chicago for its new Healthy Chicago, Healthy Heart...

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