Monthly Archives: November 2019

HEALYAC 2019-2020: Meeting 1

HEALYAC 2019-2020: Meeting 1

          As the first meeting of the HEALYAC 2019-2020 council, the new members of the YAC, as well as the staff, were introduced. To help members get to know one another, staff led the HEALYAC members through a series of icebreakers. Through these activities, members were able to learn about the […]

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Development of a Teen-Informed Coding Tool to Measure the Power of Food Advertisements

The food-related information environment, comprised of food and beverage advertising within one’s surroundings, is a growing concern for adolescent health given that food marketing disproportionately targets adolescents. Despite strong public interest concerning the effects of food marketing on child health, there is limited evidence focused on outdoor food advertising in relation to teenage diets, food […]

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