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New Publication Linking the Built Environment and Childhood Obesity

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Dr Gilliland and team published a new article in the Canadian Journal of Public Health which examines the influence of built environment factors on body mass index (BMI) of children in London, Ontario. This is perhaps the first Canadian study of its kind. The research for this paper was funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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