IOM: Assess public health impact of all government policies

06/22/2011 | HealthDay News

An Institute of Medicine report urged federal, state and local governments to consider the public health implications of legislation and policy in areas such as education, agriculture and zoning. "Public health laws need to provide health agencies the authority to address concerns such as obesity and other chronic diseases, injuries, substance abuse, immunization registries, and surveillance systems that could help detect bioterrorist attacks or disease outbreaks," the institute said.

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