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Opportunities To Enhance American Indian Access To The WIC Food Package

March 12, 2014 | Report

Altarum partnered with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona to conduct this community-based participatory study.

Getting The Treatment You Want: Is Anyone Listening?

December 23, 2013 | Online Article

Disparities in Postpartum Depression Prevalence affect Women Participating in WIC

December 17, 2013 | Online Article

This study examines the prevalence and correlates of postpartum depressive symptoms (PDS) among women with a recent live birth and specifically among women participating in and eligible for SNAP and WIC.

The Business Case for Racial Equity 2013

October 24, 2013 | N/A

The Economic Impact of Closing the Minority Earnings Gap

October 24, 2013 | Report

There is a substantial earnings gap between non‐Hispanic whites and persons of color in the U.S. that applies to males and females across all ages.

Tradeoffs in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Treatment, and Research

June 16, 2013 | Online Article

It is widely believed that the US health care system needs to transition from a culture of reactive treatment of disease to one of proactive prevention.

Connecting U.S. Health Expenditures with the Health Sector Workforce

June 03, 2013 | Online Article

The National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA) produced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report that U.S. health care spending was $2.6 trillion in 2010.

State Efforts to Address Obesity Prevention in Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

September 15, 2012 | Report

This report provides an in-depth look at how states are incorporating obesity prevention into their Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRISs) for child care facilities.