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What aspects of the built environment, policies, and programs most effectively influence healthy lifestyle choices?

An improved understanding of the wide-ranging interplay of community design, programs, policies, worksite health, physician counseling, and other factors in influencing health behaviors and lifestyle choices is crucial to improving health outcomes. Methods could include data collection through wearable technology, validated self-reports, medical reimbursement, predictive analytics, and the unique insights from All of... more »

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How do local, regional, state, and national retail food environments and policies affect diet and health?

Obesity and poor diet are threats to population health. The food environment and related policies may be major contributors. Longitudinal measures of food purchasing, diet, and health can be linked to environmental/policy data (eg community gardens, changes in convenience store offerings, fast food moratoriums, menu labeling, food taxes/subsidies), and used to identify health effects. Results can help prioritize multilevel... more »

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