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obesity

Childhood health
More activity, big savings
Published May 1, 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 Aug 4, 2016
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 July 6, 2016
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 June 3, 2016
Study links unemployment during economic downturn with weight gain in California schoolchildren / School of Public Health
APPOINTMENT
Diabetes expert named BDP
Published Feb 23, 2016
Rexford Ahima holds appointments in schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing
Obesity and autism risk
Published Jan 29, 2016
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 Jan 21, 2016
Drink labels could be the nudge many people need to make healthier choices / The Baltimore Sun
Nutrition
Promoting healthy eating
Published Dec 7, 2015
Labeling, in-store promotion help increase sales of healthy foods in small study
Weighing In
Study links childhood antibiotics to weight gain
Published Oct 26, 2015
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 Aug 24, 2015
Patients who gave their physicians high marks for 'helpfulness' see better results in weight loss trial / Hopkins Medicine