Enabling the nation's schools to help prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, diabetes, and other serious health problems.

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In the United States, more than 53 million young people attend nearly 120,000 schools, usually for 13 of their most formative years. Modern school health programs--if appropriately designed and implemented--could become one of the most efficient means the nation might employ to reduce the establishment of four main chronic disease risks: tobacco use… (More)

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@article{Kolbe2004EnablingTN, title={Enabling the nation's schools to help prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, diabetes, and other serious health problems.}, author={Lloyd J. Kolbe and Laura Kann and Beth Patterson and Howell Wechsler and J. Alexander Osorio and Janet E Collins}, journal={Public health reports}, year={2004}, volume={119 3}, pages={286-302} }