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Member Research and Reports

Member Research and Reports

Texas Lawmakers, Academia, and Community Groups Partner to Fight Obesity

Partnerships between Texas state lawmakers, academia, and local community groups have completely changed the way obesity prevention is addressed in the state of Texas, according to an article published in the December issue of Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research Education and Action. The strategy of collaboration that Texas has utilized to combine limited state resources with the personal resources of the community has significantly impacted efforts to address obesity.