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September 19, 2017
National Youth Obesity Rate Holds Steady, New Data Show
Three out of 10 youth ages 10 to 17 are overweight or obese

August 31, 2017
New Report Finds Progress to Prevent Obesity at Risk
Report Provides Recommendations for Actions as Adult Obesity Rates Now Exceed 35 Percent in 5 States

July 28, 2017
TFAH Statement on the ACA and the Prevention and Public Health Fund

July 27, 2017
Public Health Groups Decry Potential Elimination of the Prevention and Public Health Fund in Senate Bills
Joint Statement from American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute, Society of Public Health Education, and Trust for America’s Health

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