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How Public Health could be different

Health practitioners could be trained in offering Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Eating could be based on mindfulness

Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) could be removed from sodas

Doctors could prescribe opioid pain pills on a limited basis

All new parents could receive a baby box

An iron fish could help alleviate anemia

Unopened, unexpired medications could be provided to patients in need

Mobile showers and toilets could be provided to the homeless

Parents and parents-to-be could receive text messages to promote maternal and child health

Group exercises could be used by schools, communities, and organizations

A new global patent structure could modify the WTO TRIPS agreement

rBST, rBGH, and artificial growth hormones could be banned from use with cows

The use of antibiotics in raising livestock could be reduced or banned

Positive deviance could be used to produce beneficial behavioral change and outcomes

Progressive soap operas and other TV shows could be used to boost human rights and public health

MIcro-enriched fertilizers could have benefits for plants, animals and humans

A monorail with recumbent bicycles could be a public transportation mode

Employers could be required to offer sick days