Obesity worldwide: the map of the world's weight - The Guardian (blog)

Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

Published: February 19, 2013

<table border=“0” cellpadding=“2” cellspacing=“7”><tr><td width=“80” align=“center” valign=“top”><a href=“http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;usg=AFQjCNE_FYuaFiqT4mI7Dsgp-4odLFf5yQ&amp;url=http://www.prweb.com/releases/dr-madan/bariatric-surgeon/prweb10441232.htm”><img src=“http://nt2.ggpht.com/news/tbn/Wh2g1Pq4IiQi1M/6.jpg” alt=”“ border=“1” width=“80” height=“80” /><br />PR Web (press release)</a></td><td valign=“top”><br /><div><img alt=”“ height=“1” width=“1” /></div><div><a href=“http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;usg=AFQjCNHfQrUDhQZnxOOZGGi-OkCXVBBssQ&amp;url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/interactive/2013/feb/19/obesity-map-of-world-weight”><b><b>Obesity</b> worldwide: the map of the world&#39;s weight</b></a><br /><b>The Guardian (blog)</b><br /><b>Obesity</b> is in the news again – but how does the UK compare to the rest of the world? The World Health Organisation (WHO) database contains global comparisons of overweight and <b>obesity</b> prevalence broken down over time. The map below…

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School garden - The Daily Iberian

Food Environment Research Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

Published: February 18, 2013

<table border=“0” cellpadding=“2” cellspacing=“7”><tr><td width=“80” align=“center” valign=“top”></td><td valign=“top”><br /><div><img alt=”“ height=“1” width=“1” /></div><div><a href=“http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEuKJ2i6W3X-gYZ0SPzGQAAM9kQPA&url=http://www.iberianet.com/news/school-garden/article_53ea85fc-79eb-11e2-8aa2-001a4bcf887a.html”><b>School garden</b></a><br /><b>The Daily Iberian</b><br />The project is one of several executed through the West End Health and Wellness Project, funded by a $1 million grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of <b>Louisiana</b> Foundation. The grant is shared among the interests of Delcambre Direct Seafood, the <b>…</b><br /><br /><a href=“http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dBQbFauzv-hPWEM&ned=us”><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></div></td></tr></table>

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Cycling surges after city bike lane project, Tulane PRC study finds

Physical Activity Research Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

Published: February 05, 2013

by Naomi Englar February 2013 Bike lanes continue to gain popularity in New Orleans with the latest set of lanes boasting a surge in riders, according to a new Tulane University study. On South Carrollton Avenue, researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine saw more than three times the number of people cycling after one-mile long bike lanes were striped. Kathryn Parker, assistant director of Tulane’s Prevention Research Center, led the…

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