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Evaluation of a pricing and communications intervention with food wholesalers and small stores to improve supply and demand of healthier foods in Baltimore City
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-03-08)
Despite acknowledgement of our country’s current obesity epidemic and its far-reaching health consequences, public health experts have not been able to reduce its prevalence. Of particular concern are individuals living ...
How does Urbanization Contribute to Western Fast Food Consumption and Childhood Obesity in China—The Mediating Role of Food Environment
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-10-20)
Background: Childhood obesity prevalence in China has been rising rapidly over the past three decades, while China has been under a rapid economic transition including the urbanization process, accompanied by dramatic ...
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE ETIOLOGY AND INTERVENTION OPTIONS OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES USING SYSTEMS SCIENCE APPROACHES
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-10-17)
Objectives: The overall goal of this research project is to study the etiology and intervention options of childhood obesity through comparative research between China and the US. Three specific aims are: 1) examine the ...