Posts Tagged ‘states’

Lobbies Undercut Local Anti-Obesity Efforts

July 1st, 2011

States push back against localities ‘ anti-obesity measures. The New York Times reports on successful efforts of restaurant lobbies to undercut local anti-obesity measures at the state level. Local Laws Fighting Fat Under Siege – NYTimes.com

States and Localities

September 27th, 2009

Institute of Medicine guide to localities IOM Releases Action Steps for Local Governments to Prevent Childhood Obesity – RWJF

Gallup map of state obesity, diabetes rankings. Obesity and Diabetes: Across States, a Clear Relationship

Map of state’s health America’s Health Rankings 2008 – Nation at a Glance

State Policies and Prevalence: F as in Fat 2009 – Trust for America’s Health

How States can use evaluation http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/communities/HowStatesCanUseEvaluation.pdf

Counties

What Counties Can Do: NACo | Childhood Obesity Crisis: What Can Counties Do?

Cities

Mayors’ Guide to Combating Obesity: http://usmayors.org/chhs/healthycities/documents/guide-20080306.pdf

Neighborhoods

CDC community guides The Community Guide – Obesity Prevention

https://www.policyarchive.org/bitstream/handle/10207/4602/RAND_RB9267.pdf?sequence=1

How Neighborhoods Affect Obesity. RAND | Research Briefs | How Neighborhoods Can Reduce the Risk of Obesity

CDC Community Physical Activity The Community Guide – Promoting Physical Activity

The National Library of Medicine’s Medline Plus can help you find local community resources at MedlinePlus Go Local Index