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Date:5/14/2013

iseases and in periodontics in the College of Dentistry, and colleagues are investigating an alternative strategy that focuses on suppressing natural anticoagulation factors to develop a safer and more cost-effective therapy for treating hemophilia.

Measuring availability of unhealthy snacks and beverages in Chicago Public Schools

Jamie Chriqui, senior research scientist in the Institute for Health Research and Policy, and colleagues will collaborate with the Chicago Public Schools to collect data on the availability of junk foods, sugar-sweetened beverages and high-fat milks in vending machines and cafeteria lines. Their data will provide a "before" snapshot to compare with the new CPS Healthy Snack and Beverage Policy, set to launch in the fall.


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Contact: Sharon Parmet
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312-413-2695
University of Illinois at Chicago
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