Tag Archives: Obesity

Coming Soon to PBS – “Designing Healthy Communities”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Coming soon to public television: A new 4-hour series,” Designing Healthy Communities”, in which host/narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices … Continue reading

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America’s Health Rankings 2011 Released

The 2011 Edition of America’s Health Rankings, from United Health Foundation, American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention was released yesterday. The report provides a state-by-state snapshot of population health based on 23 measures, and looks at four groups … Continue reading

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Review of Healthy People 2010 Shows Progress, but Disparities Persist

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “A review of the Healthy People 2010 report unveiled in October, shows significant progress has been made in an array of health improvement initiatives, yet health disparities and child … Continue reading

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Successful Weight Loss: Evidence-Based Obesity Resources

The following was posted through the blog Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) Overweight and obese individuals often find it difficult to lose weight and keep it off. Health care providers are uniquely positioned to engage in a dialogue … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity Tools

The following was reported on the BHIC Blog. http://www.nichq.org/childhood_obesity/childhood_obesity_toolkit.html NICHQ, the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality, and the teams from NICHQ’s Learning Collaborative Healthy Care for Healthy Kids, a Collaborative to Prevent, Identify and Manage Childhood Overweight, sponsored by … Continue reading

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