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PAUSE Epilepsy Study in the News!

People with epilepsy living in areas with higher crime rates may have more seizures. This finding from the Illinois PRC PAUSE’s study has generated a flurry of media attention. rockford-blog-1426993

One Year after the Opening of a Healthy Food Financing Initiative-Supported Supermarket, Researchers Find No Change in Availability and Type of Foods and Beverages Offered at Surrounding Small Food Stores

The opening of an HFFI-supported supermarket in a community that did not have a supermarket for nearly 30 years improved the retail food environment by offering and advertising a wide variety of healthy foods and beverages. img_1838-900x499-2539960

Engaging Public Health in Complete Streets

Illinois PRC investigators are working on a project to identify how public health practitioners can engage in Complete Streets initiatives, which promote more active and safe transportation.