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What We’re Reading – 6/15/16

Great Recession Linked to Weight Gain in Kids Vanessa Oddo, a doctoral candidate in human nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her team analyzed data from 1.7 million California public school children against unemployment statistics gathered across the state. Their results suggest that for every 1% increase in county-level unemployment between Continue reading

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What We’re Reading – 3/9/16

Helping Latino Children Reach a Healthy Weight by Kindergarten Latino youths in the United States are more likely to be overweight or obese than their white peers. There are countless factors that may directly impact obesity rates or act as barriers or facilitators to healthy weight in this population, and this implies that the problem Continue reading