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40 Under 40 in Public Health

We are proud to announce that Colleen Healy Boufides and Corey Davis have been named on this year's 40 Under 40 list!

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A Confusing Path Forward for Federal Regulation of Cannabidiol Products

The over-the-counter sale of dietary supplements with CBD has created confusion about its legality

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Motor Vehicle Fatalities Involving Children and Impaired Drivers: Are Child Endangerment Laws Really Failing Us?

One in five child passenger fatalities in the U.S. involve an impaired driver, most commonly the child’s own driver. Forty-six states and D.C. have child endangerment statutes that impose special sanctions for driving under the influence while transporting a child. Despite the widespread use of such laws, studies of their effectiveness suggest they may not be effective in preventing alcohol-related child fatalities in motor vehicle crashes, primarily due to low public awareness and lax enforcement.

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Issue Brief: Summary of State Laws Addressing the School Breakfast Gap

The “school breakfast gap” is a missed opportunity for low-income school students to start their day with a healthy meal, which is proven to improve academic success and health outcomes. This issue brief examines the framework of the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program, the school breakfast gap and its subsequent public health impacts, and the most prevalent state interventions to bridge the breakfast gap.

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Data Sharing to Improve Community Health

Join the Network in Plymouth, Michigan for a Summit focused on strategies to collect, use, share and protect multi-sector data to improve the health of communities. The Summit will examine current data sharing initiatives and provide practical, in-depth information and tools to navigate a complex legal landscape. 

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