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House Payroll Tax Vote Compromises Health

Larry_Cohen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

Who turns down a $50 billion savings for the country? Who turns down the opportunity for better health for all Americans?

For Want of a Crosswalk, a Life was Lost

Larry_Cohen | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact
Larry_Cohen

Instead of wasting our time debating who should be punished and how much, we need to invest our traffic safety funds in efforts that keep our children and families safe.

Prevention Works: Affordable Care Act Is Already Building Health Where You Live

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry_Cohen

As we celebrate the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act this week, we also mark a huge turning point in the way we think about health.

Preventing Senseless Violence

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Larry_Cohen

If nothing else, this tragedy should and must mark a time of change. We already know what to do to make our communities safer -- now we need to do it.

AAA: Their Policies should be as Good as their Service. A conversation between Larry Cohen and Dick Jackson.

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry_Cohen

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As American as Apple Pie: Policies that Protect Health

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Larry_Cohen

Something transformative is happening in America. Federal recommendations limiting food marketing to kids. Building sidewalks so that kids can be ph...

Not in Sickness; in Health: How Health Reform could Start a Real Revolution

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

While the nation still struggles to understand the impact and implementation of health reform, the Prevention and Public Health Fund—a barely n...

There's No Such Thing as an Accident: A Prevention Approach to the Gulf Oil Spill

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry_Cohen

Taking action before an incident occurs has saved hundreds of thousands of lives and billions of dollars related to tobacco use, lead poisoning, and car crashes. And like smoking or highway deaths, the oil spill was both predictable and preventable.