Obesity


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    September 7, 2022 | Study Finds Correlation Between Parents with Obesity and Earlier Onset Obesity in Their Children

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    July 5, 2022 | Study Finds Childhood Obesity Occurring at Greater Frequency, with More Severity, and at Younger Ages

    Study finds that rates of new cases of obesity in elementary school are higher and are occurring earlier in childhood than they were even a decade earlier.

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    May 16, 2022 | Lauren E. McCullough Receives Provost’s Distinguished Teaching Award

    This annual teaching award is given to a single faculty member in each of the seven graduate and professional schools at the university who embody excellence in teaching and mentorship and elevate the reputation of the university.

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    May 5, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    October 29, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    April 21, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    April 7, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    February 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    January 6, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    November 14, 2020 | Diabetes Prevention Project Receives $100,000 Grant for Soccer-Based Program

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    November 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    November 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    September 5, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    August 29, 2019 | Many factors in the home can contribute to childhood obesity, study finds

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    June 6, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    May 30, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent faculty publications.

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    July 3, 2018 | Study confirms real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention

    Researchers looked at the real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention in a meta-analysis.

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    February 28, 2018 | Prediabetes heightens risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease

    Researchers find patients with prediabetes at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease

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    November 7, 2017 | Lifestyle changes more effective than drugs for diabetes prevention long-term, study finds

    Lifestyle modification is better at preventing diabetes among high-risk individuals than medications according to new study

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    August 7, 2017 | Study: Childhood obesity between ages 5 and 14 could be adult obesity indicator

    Study shows obesity in early childhood is frequently not a passing phase and poses long term risks.

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    May 23, 2017 | Television viewing a predictor of weight change in children over time

    Study shows that television viewing habits were the primary predictor of weight gain over time.

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    April 4, 2017 | Researchers find high cardiovascular risk even in normal weight individuals

    This was especially true for those of South Asian and Hispanic descent.

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    March 2, 2017 | Rollins School of Public Health and HealthMPowers receive $2.5 million from RWJF for youth physical activity study

    Study looks at link between physical activity and academic achievement among elementary students in Georgia.

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    December 5, 2016 | Exercise is Medicine hosts technology and Think Tank conference

    Exercise is Medicine hosts the conference "The Wild Wild West of Quantified Healthcare."

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    November 23, 2016 | Emory/ACTG celebrate decades of game-changing HIV/AIDS clinical trials

    The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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    November 17, 2016 | Parents' perceptions of neighborhood safety have impact on kids' physical activity

    Kids from neighborhoods perceived as safe by parents are more active, according to study.

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    October 27, 2016 | Emory, local health clinic and corporate partner collaborate to combat diet-related disease

    Rollins is part of a team that won a $25,000 grant from GE.

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    August 25, 2016 | Public health researchers develop model to predict Sudden Cardiac Death

    New study shows electrocardiography can help measure risk of heart disease in asymptomatic individuals.

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    July 27, 2016 | Diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

    Study shows diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

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    February 22, 2016 | School of Public Health launches research center in new Exercise is Medicine partnership

    Some of the country's largest fitness orgs announced partnership integrating fitness with health care