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Press Release 11-227
Improved Living Environments Can Reduce Health Problems for Women and Children

Study finds moving to lower poverty neighborhoods decreases risk of obesity and diabetes

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Image of row houses along a street in a working class neighborhood.

Research shows how basic social and economic science research can contribute to improving the health of women and children in major U.S. cities.

Credit: 2011 Jupiter Images Corporation

 

Jens Ludwig, the McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law and Public Policy at University of Chicago discusses obesity, diabetes and low income neighborhoods.

Credit: University of Chicago Multimedia Initiatives Group

 



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