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obesity

Childhood health
More activity, big savings
Published May 29, 2017
Study finds that modest increases in activity could avert future medical costs, lost wages / School of Public Health
Get up and go
Pandemic or prescription?
Published May 29, 2017
A public health perspective on the Pokémon Go gaming craze, which has tens of millions talking—and walking / Global Health NOW
Flower power?
Magnolia tested as breast cancer treatment
Published May 29, 2017
A compound made from the tree's cones shows promise against tumors spurred by the leptin hormone
Health and economics
How the recession weighed on children
Published May 29, 2017
Study links unemployment during economic downturn with weight gain in California schoolchildren / School of Public Health
APPOINTMENT
Diabetes expert named BDP
Published May 29, 2017
Rexford Ahima holds appointments in schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing
Obesity and autism risk
Published May 29, 2017
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health
Opinion
Warning: Sugar
Published May 29, 2017
Drink labels could be the nudge many people need to make healthier choices / The Baltimore Sun
Nutrition
Promoting healthy eating
Published May 29, 2017
Labeling, in-store promotion help increase sales of healthy foods in small study
Weighing In
Study links childhood antibiotics to weight gain
Published May 29, 2017
Treatments that fight off harmful bacteria could also affect bacteria that's vital to gastrointestinal health / School of Public Health
Help wanted
Support keys weight loss
Published May 29, 2017
Patients who gave their physicians high marks for 'helpfulness' see better results in weight loss trial / Hopkins Medicine