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CDC’s Winnable Battles Project Focuses On 6 Public Health Priorities, ‘Must Be Retained’ Under New Administration

The Lancet: Winnable battles: what is next? Editorial Board “In 2010, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiated its Winnable Battles project. It selected six public health priorities of high concern — tobacco; nutrition, physical activity, obesity, and food safety; health-care-associated infections (HAIs); motor vehicle injuries; teenage…

Innovation, Partnerships, Political Will Critical To Addressing Global NCDs

Project Syndicate: Confronting the Next Global Health Challenge Jörg Reinhardt, chair of the Novartis Board of Directors “…[W]hile mortality rates from infectious diseases are declining, developed countries’ sedentary lifestyles, tobacco use, and poor diets are catching on in the developing world, and [noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)] such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease,…

Senate Passes $6.3B 21st Century Cures Bill, Including Cancer Moonshot Initiative

POLITICO: Biden’s farewell gift: Cancer moonshot helps pass $6.3 billion research bill “…The $6.3 billion 21st Century Cures bill was approved by the Senate Wednesday in an overwhelming 94-5 vote and is now headed to the White House as one of the last pieces of legislation to be signed into…

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