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2014-11-05 11:24:20

According to a new study, fast food restaurants aren't targeting adults, but children in middle or lower-income neighborhoods.

2011-12-21 19:04:11

New research from the University of Michigan suggests obesity can be seen as one of the unintended side effects of free market policies.

2009-09-01 16:20:49

Living without a car in close proximity to fast food restaurants is associated with excess body mass index and weight gain, according to a University of Pittsburgh study available online and published in the September issue of the Journal of Urban Health.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.