Community interventions change behaviors in pilot study

02/15/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

An Oxford Health Alliance-funded pilot study found that community interventions in three nations had a positive effect on diet, exercise and tobacco use. "Community programs are where we need to be," said Dr. Beatriz Champagne of the InterAmerican Heart Foundation in Dallas, who was involved in the Community Interventions for Health project. "All the theories in the world are no good if they can't be put into practice."

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