Posts Tagged ‘healthy neighborhoods’

Food Stores “Drive” Bariatric Surgery Outcomes?

March 11, 2023 — Belief in the power of food stores and markets to shape outcomes in obesity runs deep. Perhaps it’s unshakable. But still, recent PR spin claiming that food stores “drive” bariatric surgery outcomes takes confusion of correlation with causality to new heights. In a press release from Ohio State University, the lead author of two new […]

Four Surprises in Crafting Healthy Neighborhoods

January 7, 2014 — Healthy neighborhoods represent an important goal for many obesity prevention efforts. Access to physical activity and healthy food options are important for good health. But efforts to re-engineer neighborhoods to promote health have a mixed track record. Recent research makes it increasingly clear that conventional wisdom about building healthy neighborhoods may be too simplistic to […]