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Sep 20

Obesity linked with higher risk for COVID-19 complications

From COVID-19 risk to recovery, the odds are stacked against those with obesity, and a new study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises concerns about the impact of obesity on the effectiveness of a future COVID-19 vaccine.
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Jul 20

FAQ: Changes in the amount of nutrient of packaged foods and beverages after the initial implementation of the Chilean Law of Food Labelling and Advertising

FAQs for “Changes in the amount of nutrient of packaged foods and beverages after the initial implementation of the Chilean Law of Food Labelling and Advertising: a nonexperimental prospective study,” which will publish in PLOS Medicine July 28, 2020.
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Jul 20

In response to nutrition warning labels, manufacturers reformulate unhealthy foods

Read related FAQ. Mandatory nutrition warning labels on packaged junk foods may lead manufactures to reformulate their products with less...
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Jul 20

Meet the Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellows elected in 2020

The Carolina Population Center's Faculty Fellows elected four UNC faculty members to join the CPC Fellows program in 2020. There are now 71 Fellows who sit across 16 academic departments.
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Jul 20

Trainee Spotlight: Meng-Jung Lin

Meng-Jung Lin is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology and a Predoctoral Trainee at the Carolina Population Center....
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Jun 20

Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen: Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities

Franchino-Olsen is the first author on a new study, "Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities," published in the International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare.
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Jun 20

Trainee Spotlight: Max Reason

Max Reason is a statistician at the United States Department of Agriculture. He is a former trainee at the Carolina...
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Jun 20

Response to Recent Events

Dear faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the Carolina Population Center, In the past months police killings of African...
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May 20

Large collaboration explores social determinants of health in humans and other social mammals

Humans are not the only social mammals, however, and similar research looking at other social mammals indicates that they, too, are influenced by their social environments and social adversity.
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May 20

Adults in Mexico are consuming fewer soft drinks three years into a sugary-beverage tax

Three years after Mexico implemented a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, the country’s adults are consuming fewer soft drinks, according to new findings from an international team of researchers.
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