Added by Dialogue4Health on August 24, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Urban economics is based on location theory and examines land use, transportation, and urban sector problems (and emerging mini/pocket cities in urban areas), housing policy, & government revenues/expenditures. Economic analysis incorporates spacial aspects of a range of economic discisions. With the growing emphasis in public health on place, it seems some work in the field is drawing from urban economics in designing program.
"The Obama administration has created…Continue
Added by Guillermo I. Benharar Vallarino on August 24, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Reauthorzation of transportation funds is on the back burner for Congress; however, equitable transportation advocates are going public with the connection of transportation policy to childhood overweight and obesity. The Keep Kids Moving National Roundtable was covered in Secretary Ray LaHood's blog, Fast Lane.…Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on August 21, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Added by Star Tiffany on August 17, 2010 at 9:58am — No Comments
San Francisco Proposes a Law Linking Kids' Toys to Healthier Food
On Tuesday, three San Francisco supervisors introduced a proposed law aimed at encouraging fast food restaurants to provide healthier food and beverages for children. The law would only allow restaurants to give away kids' toys…Continue
Added by Dialogue4Health on August 13, 2010 at 5:48pm — No Comments
On April 20, 2010 the Deepwater Horizon oil spill did not make headlines. Within a few days that changed-- when it became apparent that British Petroleum was responsible for the largest environmental disaster in the nation's history. We've seen the ecological devastation and the economic disaster that put an end to the livelihood of thousands. What has not been as apparent is the work being done to determine the public health effects of the oil spill.
The US Centers for Disease…Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on August 4, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments
If you'd like your country/dialect represented, please email your translation of the "This Is Public…Continue
Added by Star Tiffany on August 4, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments