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Public Health, Urban Planning Team Up

In a recent series of studies that examined how zoning regulations influenced physical activity in a community, Jamie Chriqui found the involvement of urban planning students critical to her research.

Renovated Chicago Playlots Boost Physical Activity, Park Use

Illinois Prevention Research Center researchers led by Sandy Slater report on early findings of their evaluation of the effects of the Chicago Plays! program, which will renovate over 300 playlots across the city.

Improving the Oral Health of Chicago Families and Children

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research awards Molly Martin and colleagues in UIC Dentistry $2.5 million to test an intervention to improve the oral health of families with preschoolers.