The epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States has caused considerable challenges for public health agencies and advocates. This article explores the types of public actions and policies that could be enacted to decrease obesity and improve public health. It also discusses key legal principles and issues that can potentially impede state and local obesity and health policies.
Published: March 2007
ID #: 1006
Publisher: Healthy Eating Research
Authors: Roberts SL, Hamilton N
Applied Research Framework: A Guide to Creating Impactful WIC Research Projects and Collaborating with WIC AgenciesThe Applied Research Framework aims to help external researchers (e.g., academic or nonprofit researchers) plan, communicate, execute and disseminate research related to WIC. This framework provides a checklist to guide research projects, including advice for building relationships with WIC agencies, descriptions of publicly available WIC-related datasets, and more! WIC agencies may also use this framework More