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Dr. Jamie F. Chriqui is the co-principal investigator of the Illinois PRC’s Physical Activity Policy Research Network project and co-leads the community engagement efforts for the Center. She is a member of the Community Preventive Services Task Force, which is an […]

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Status of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in Cook County

New research suggests setting 2018 New Year’s resolutions may not require heavy lifting. In fact, you may want to reach for the proverbial low-hanging fruit when it comes to making healthy dietary selections. CDC reports that 70% of US adults […]

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Chicago Plays Informational Interviews Snapshot

In 2009, the City of Chicago began conducting needs assessments for playgrounds within the city’s expansive system of public parks. The assessment team identified over 300 playgrounds in parks across the city in need of repairs or renovations. In March […]

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