This fact sheet from the Center for Science in the Public Interest describes how dollar stores are rapidly multiplying, especially in low-income and rural areas, where larger, national grocers are less prevalent. Dollar stores’ shelves are stocked with fewer options than traditional grocery stores, with a predominance of nutrition-poor items like candy, chips, and soda. Healthy food options are limited. To improve access to nutritious foods and beverages, dollar stores should stock more fresh, healthy options.
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The Youth Compendium of Physical Activities is a list of 196 common activities in which youth participate and the estimated energy cost associated with each activity.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a booklet that commemorates the 15th anniversary of the National Network of State quitlines. The booklet describes the history of quitlines in the U.S. and shares progress and successes.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 2019 report summarizes health gaps in the state of Oklahoma. The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.
Based on the County Health Rankings data, the report focuses on what is driving health differences across the state and how can those gaps be closed. Find out how healthy your county is and explore factors that drive your health through the data compiled on this site.
The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion at OSDH is excited to introduce the 2019 Wellness County Profiles.
United Foundation for Health annually releases the America’s Health Rankings report, which provides state-by-state rankings and reports on health challenges and successes.
This 2019 report from the Americans For Nonsmokers Rights Foundation provides a thorough look at gaps in protections from secondhand smoke in the United States. It documents current smokefree protections and disparities in secondhand smoke exposure.
Effectively preventing suicide requires an understanding of who is attempting and dying by suicide, where the problem is most severe, and under what circumstances attempts and suicide deaths occur. But how do you find the data you need to answer these questions and others?