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Although obesity rates among US children have increased during the past 3 decades, effective public policies have been limited, and the quest for workable solutions raises ethical questions. To address these concerns, in 2010, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation convened an expert panel to consider approaches to the ethics problems related to interventions(More)
OBJECTIVE Obesity is a pressing public health problem without proven population-wide solutions. Researchers sought to determine whether a city-mandated policy requiring calorie labeling at fast food restaurants was associated with consumer awareness of labels, calories purchased and fast food restaurant visits. DESIGN AND METHODS Difference-in-differences(More)
Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) have taken America by storm. 1 Drive around the block or glance at any parking lot and it will become clear that the size of our personal vehicles is expanding almost as fast as our waistlines. Yet the popularity of SUVs has created a backlash among a diverse set of unexpected allies, including Christian evangelicals, Hollywood(More)
hearings and reports for the record, wrote floor speeches and articles for publication, worked with the press, and coordinated public forums with interest groups. service to the section in the literal sense, as in service on committees and in leadership positions, as well as service within the section, as in service to the profession within the field of law(More)
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