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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (6): 1178–1182.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Brian K. Finch Dalton Conley, Kate W. Strully, and Neil G. Bennett. The Starting Gate: Birth Weight and Life Chances. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. 258 pp. $55.00 cloth; $21.95 paper. © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Adams, M. 2001 . Validity of Birth...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (3): 453–461.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as a disease nearly two years ago, this may have led to some individuals becoming less motivated to lose weight (Advisory Board Company 2015 ). Before the nation's lawmakers enact more restrictive legislation, we might first stop and consider that legislating a problem is seldom the most effective answer...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 1 Low birth weight and preterm birth rates (1994–2017) by mother's race and education. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 2 Low birth weight rates 1994–2017 by mother's race. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 4 Predicted rates of low birth weight by race, education, and state EITC. Note : 1st, 50th, and 99th percentiles for each policy variable are calculated with the entire sample of non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic white mothers. Rates in figure 4 control for marital status, mother's More
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Published: 01 December 2013
Figure 2 Assessing the Quality of Life Weight of “Mild Eating Disorders” More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 785–802.
Published: 01 October 2005
....” “I say it’s spinach, and I say the hell with it.” Editor’s Note Weighting for Godot Something interesting happened in early 2002. Americans began to see obesity as an important national problem. This change...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
... the nature and consequences of excess body weight. While members of the fat acceptance groups embrace a body diversity frame, presenting fatness as a natural and largely inevitable form of diversity, members of the antiobesity camp frame higher weights as risky behavior akin to smoking, implying that body...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
... they document that interactions between parental low birth weight status and prenatal environment are associated with the risk of a low birth weight, and that interactions between a child's birth weight status and early childhood environment are associated with adult socioeconomic outcomes. In this article, we...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 225–258.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Figure 1 Low birth weight and preterm birth rates (1994–2017) by mother's race and education. ...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (3): 551–557.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebekah E. Gee; Michelle M. Alletto; Anthony E. Keck Louisiana ranks forty-ninth nationally in birth outcomes indicators such as infant mortality and in the percentage of low birth weight and very low birth weight babies. This article describes the formation of the Birth Outcomes Initiative...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to question whether anything works to prevent or reduce obesity. In this essay I review the evidence on the effectiveness of antiobesity programs. Although some programs have had negligible effects, others have had small beneficial effects on diet, physical activity, and weight. Nutrition labels on packaged...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (6): 1061–1081.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Wendy E. Parmet Abstract This essay argues that it matters for the fate of health policies challenged in court whether courts consider health merely as a policy goal that must be subordinate to law, or as a legal norm warranting legal weight and consideration. Applying population-based legal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (4): 645–666.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of Proposed Rulemaking asserting its intention to regulate ENDS and requesting public comments on numerous related issues, including potential limits on the sale of flavored ENDS. This article analyzes key comments submitted to the FDA on the issue of flavor regulation in ENDS and examines the weight...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (5): 715–736.
Published: 01 October 2019
... models with weekly county-level Marketplace application data from 1,476 counties in 37 states to estimate the incremental enrollment loss in the postinauguration period. Findings: Estimates indicate a population-weighted decline of over 700 applications per county-week during the final 2 weeks...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 803–838.
Published: 01 October 2005
... child malnutrition. Spanning the first three decades of the twentieth century, the malnutrition crisis arose from the confluence of many different events including the invention of nutrition science and new standards for height and weight; international food crises created by world war; the rise...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 June 1994
... (registered nurse staffing and resident care management practices) is estimated by weighted two-stage least squares regression. Results suggest that the quality effects of indicators of competition vary and that market concentration may not diminish quality-based competition. Proposals for nursing home...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (1): 89–122.
Published: 01 February 2013
... are involved, what weight they have in influencing decisions, how they are recruited and supported, and how potential conflicts of interests are addressed. Different emphases on rationales and drivers behind public engagement partly reflect the respective political environments. Interviewees indicated a range...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (6): 1129–1148.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Richard Cookson Abstract In 2009 the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) announced that its health technology appraisal committees would henceforth give special additional weight to health gains from life-extending end-of-life treatments. This was a response to mounting...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (5): 971–988.
Published: 01 October 2014
... hierarchy, to promote homogeneity, narrow-mindedness, and moralism about how to live one's life, and to cover for discrimination based on health, weight, income, age, pregnancy, and disability. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Wellness has been around for a while now, and critiques...