Obesity

Scholarly Publications

Does Television Viewing Increase Obesity and Reduce Physical Activity? Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analyses among Adolescent Females

December 1993

Reducing Children's Television Viewing to Prevent Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial

December 2000

Selected by the editors of Contemporary Pediatrics as the most significant pediatric study of 1999. Also first printed in 1999, v 282, p1561-1567 JAMA

Air Pollution and Medical Care Use by Older Americans: A Cross-Area Analysis

November 2002

The case for reduction of air pollution has been predicated primarily on the frequently observed relationship between pollution and mortality and morbidity.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2005 issue

July 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers developments from the spring 2005 quarter.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Fall 2007 Issue

October 2007

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Summer 2007 quarter and includes articles about:two reports on care coordination -- one on care coordination strategies in general,...

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Winter 2007 Issue

January 2007

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Fall 2006 quarter and includes articles about: the effect of health insurance on obese individuals' behaviors, as well as possible...

News

Walter Falcon featured in the world hunger documentary ''Silent Killer: The Unfinished Campaign Against Hunger''

October 2005

The film, hosted by NPR's Scott Simon, offers a compelling examination of both the problem and solutions surrounding world hunger.

Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert on disconnect between child and adult obesity

July 2012

A recent study by Stanford Health Policy's Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, and colleagues at the School of Medicine showed that targeting obesity prevention to small children who are overweight might not...

There is no food security without health and nutrition

October 2012

Expanding food production and even alleviating poverty does not guarantee food security, health and nutrition.

Events

The Folly of Technological Solutionism

January 25, 2013

Abstract He will preview some of the main arguments about the temptations of "solutionism" from his upcoming book "To Save Everything, Click Here." Now that everything is smart, hackable and...

Information, Development, and Life-course Smoking Pattern in Mainland China and Taiwan over 50 Years

January 28, 2014

We use retrospectively reported data on smoking behavior of residents of Mainland China and Taiwan to compare and contrast patterns in smoking behavior over the life-course of individuals in these...

Projects

Rethinking the Balance Between Future Obesity and Malnutrition with Climate Change

As India's middle class has expanded, the nation's public health concerns have shifted. Obesity rates have risen, coinciding with a surge in diabetes.
English

Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

January 2021

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.
English

People

rsd15 081 0344a Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow by Courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Morton1 John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery