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This summary of CPSTF findings to prevent and control obesity can be used as a reference, included in presentations, or shared with colleagues.
Creating Walkable Communities in Rural North CarolinaWalkable Communities: Video – 8:55
Enhanced Physical Education in Illinois: Improving Health and Reducing Chronic Disease
Evidence-Based Recommendations Get Minnesotans in the Groove
Familias Sanas y Activas: Improving Health among Latinos in San Diego
Healthy Schools Equal Healthy Kids
Investing in Worksite Wellness for Employees
Maryland Businesses Support Worksite Wellness Effort to Combat Chronic Disease
Mobilizing Funding Support to Battle Overweight and Obesity
Putting the Community Guide to Work at Workplaces: Partnering to Reach Employers
Rural Community Works Together to Stay "Fun and Fit"
Using Innovative Technology to Increase Physical Activity
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Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Behavioral Screen Time Interventions to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Interventions to Get Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools are Cost-Effective
Interventions to Support Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools
Worksite Programs Help Employees Lose Weight
Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Screen Time Among Children
Interventions to Increase Availability of Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools
Obesity Prevention and Control
CDC, Overweight and Obesity
CDC, Healthy Weight
Healthy People 2020
Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States: Implementation and Measurement Guide [PDF - 2.62 MB]
CDC Prevention Status Report – Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Finkelstein EA, Trogdon JG, Cohen JW, Dietz W. Annual medical spending attributable to obesity: payer-and service-specific estimates. Health Affairs 2009;28(5):w822-31. Available at URL: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/28/5/w822.full.html .
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