A resource for any Tennessean who hopes to make or influence public policy in our state.
Health and education are mutually influential. Both health and education policy may benefit from discussions that consider their close and complex connections.
Tennessee's excess burden of 3 chronic diseases cost nearly $5.3 billion in 2015 in direct medical care, lost productivity, and premature death.
The science of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) indicates that early childhood and adolescence are critical times for human brain development.
Understanding the Paradox
Exploring and explaining the surprising connection between food insecurity and obesity in Tennessee and the U.S. as a whole.
There’s a complicated relationship between public health and public policy, which makes the challenging task of developing effective policy even harder.
A wide range of public policy issues — even some not usually associated with health — can influence the health and well-being of Tennesseans.
How Affordability and Quality Contribute to Health Outcomes
A review of research on the connection between affordable, quality housing and health, with a focus on housing and health in Tennessee.
Transportation impacts public health in many ways. Highways, roads, bridges, bikeways, sidewalks, and public transit all have benefits and trade-offs.