Health Medicine Network. 11-13-16. Described a public health campaign to reduce the consumption of sugary drinks, which was part of a research project. Co-authors of the study include Tatiana Andreyeva, an associate professor in agricultural and resource economics, Jennifer Harris, an associate professor in allied health sciences and Xun Li, a research scholar in agricultural and resource economics. The researchers used objective retail sales data to measure the campaign’s effectiveness. See also Baltimore Sun. 11-13-16, Capitol Bay. 11-16-16 and UPI, 11-17-16.
Statesman Journal. 11-13-16. Highlighted a grant program to help selected schools with funding for athletic trainers in order to increase high school athlete safety. Department of Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa was quoted in the article, and the Korey Stringer Institute is a partner in the effort. (more…)