Obesity in Chicago: The Problem and Some Solutions - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Obesity in Chicago: The Problem and Some Solutions

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Presented by Adam Becker, PhD, MPH, executive director, Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children, on Nov. 3, 2010, at the MPC roundtable, "Alternative Avenues: How Livable Communities Promote Health and Wellness," sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. The presentation examines trends in obesity in Chicago neighborhoods and explains why an ecological approach is needed to address problems that contribute to high rates of obesity. 

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/multimedia/presentation/463

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