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children on a playground

January 6, 2015

Prevention Research Center aims to improve health of Illinoisans

Study will examine Chicago’s playground renovation project

Lisa Powell

February 25, 2014

The impact of public policy on behavior

UIC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Lisa Powell

scale laid over three different environments

February 18, 2014

Is your hometown making you overweight?

Study asks: is where you live a factor in obesity?

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

May 15, 2013

Robotic transplant an option for obese kidney patients

Patients once doomed to die on dialysis have new hope for transplant

Jamie Chriqui

May 14, 2013

With pilot grants, researchers can test ideas

Center for Clinical and Translational Science selected six research projects for funding in 2013

Lisa Powell

November 7, 2012

Kids consume more calories, soda when eating out

Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda on days they eat at fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to days they eat meals at — or from — home.

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.

October 1, 2012

$4M Grant to Study Impact of Policy, Environment on Kids’ Health

UIC’s ImpacTeen project to study influences on youth nutrition, physical activity

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