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HPDP helping to combat Weight of the Nation

July 29, 2009

HPDP researchers helped the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention develop real strategies for obesity prevention and control at the first-ever Weight of the Nation conference July 27-29. Eric Fin … Read more

HPDP study: HIV drugs provide breast-fed babies with some protection

July 27, 2009

Highly active antiretroviral drugs are safe and effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission through breast milk, a study based at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Preventio … Read more

Study: digging in beach sand increases risk of gastrointestinal illness

July 20, 2009

Chris Heaney, who will be a Kellogg Health Scholar at HPDP beginning this fall, published a study examining the health risks of playing in beach sand in the American Journal of Epidemiology in July. U … Read more

Picture Me Healthy: photo-based inquiry for youth expression informs policy and environmental change

June 3, 2009

June 3, 2009 Picture Me Healthy: Photo-Based Inquiry for Youth Expression Informs Policy and Environmental Change Lara Khalil, MPH, RD, Project Director for Healthy Eating Research Participants took p … Read more

Groundbreaking HPDP research to study online alcohol sales

January 14, 2009

HPDP researchers will be the first to investigate if alcohol can be purchased by minors via the Internet in a new study. Co-investigators Rebecca Williams and Kurt Ribisl have studied online cigarette … Read more