Neighborhood safety, location may be tied to childhood obesity

05/12/2013 | Healio

Children living in areas with less access to parks within a safe walking distance showed higher rates of obesity, Canadian researchers reported at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting. "A child's neighborhood is a potentially modifiable risk factor for obesity that we can target in order to stop the increasing prevalence of obesity in young children," researcher Dr. Julia Morinis said in a news release.

View Full Article in:

Healio

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA