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colorful children's breakfast cereal

December 17, 2013

TV ads nutritionally unhealthy for kids, study finds

Most food marketed on children’s programs high in fats, sugars, sodium

scale laid over three different environments

December 5, 2013

Study to see if weight loss tied to where people live

Nursing researchers will analyze data from 1 million veterans

Cupcake tower

October 2, 2013

‘Cupcake bans’ rare, but policies may reduce overexposure to sugary treats

Sweet treats at parties are overlooked in school food environment

Woman checks her son out of the health fair

August 6, 2013

Back-to-School Health Fair: Aug. 17

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois welcomes community families

Jamie Chriqui

July 16, 2013

Policies, state laws reduce junk food in schools

Survey results “a really positive sign”

Jamie Chriqui

June 12, 2013

Laws help limit junk foods in schools

Nationwide survey shows availability of sugar- and fat-laden foods, drinks

Leymah Gbowee

April 3, 2013

School of Public Health celebrates 40 years

Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee keynote speaker at April 13 gala at the Field Museum.

Au Bon Pain Salad Bar

March 12, 2013

Au Bon Pain serves up healthy options

UIC’s newest campus restaurant, Au Bon Pain, gives a calorie count for each item.

Murray Ardies

February 26, 2013

C. Murray Ardies writes the book on health

When he came out with “The Optimal Health Guide” in 2007, C. Murray Ardies was just getting started.

November 5, 2012

Kids Consume More Soda and Calories When Eating Out

Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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