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Please, Don't Diss the Water

Larry_Cohen | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living

We all deserve water and the more we drink it, the better. It's time to teach our children and ourselves that when it comes to quenching thirst and hydrating the body, nothing beats good old H2O.

Big Pharma: Take it Back -- Protect Our Water and Health

Larry_Cohen | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Safe collection and disposal policies keep medications out of landfills, groundwater and drinking water, and reduce risks of poisoning, suicide, and antibiotic resistance.

Watching Prevention Make History With The 'National Prevention Strategy'

Larry_Cohen | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living

This was a historic occasion. For the first time, the nation has delineated a broad, coherent approach to prevention -- and made it clear that prevention is critical for improving our health.

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

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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.

Kids' Food Labels: Healthy or Not?

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Prevention Institute's new study, released yesterday, Claiming Health: Front-of-Package Labeling of Children's Food examined products with front-of-pa...

Preventing Senseless Violence

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

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.