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Nutrition and obesity prevention at PHI: The commitment continues

April 16, 2014

As part of PHI's 50th anniversary blog series, we celebrate PHI's groundbreaking work in nutrition and obesity prevention. Learn more about our accomplishments - from helping to create the "5 A Day" Campaign to helping spur legislation that banned soda and junkfood sales in California schools - and why today few efforts in public health are more important.  more

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Press

Press Releases

Irregular Menstruation May Predict Increased Risk of Death From Ovarian Cancer, PHI Study Finds

April 09, 2014

Women with irregular menstrual cycles had a twofold increased risk of death from ovarian cancer, according to a large, prospective PHI study presented here today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2014.   more

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Statements

PHI Statement on Reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

April 17, 2014

The second and third parts of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report, released over the past two weeks, find major health risks due to climate change and that current actions to address climate change remain inadequate to prevent the likelihood of catastrophic warming. PHI calls on governments, business leaders and civil society to pursue urgent, substantial action across sectors and nations to mitigate climate change and protect health.  more

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Announcements & Events

The Power of Story & Stories of Power: April 10

April 04, 2014

Join the Public Health Institute (PHI), PHI's Let Girls Lead & the Bay Area Alliance for Women and Girls for The Power of Story & Stories of Power on April 10 in San Francisco.

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PHI in the News

News Media Cover PHI Study Linking Menstrual Cycles to Ovarian Cancer

April 09, 2014

Women with irregular menstrual cycles had a twofold increased risk of death from ovarian cancer, according to a large, prospective PHI study presented here today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2014.   more

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