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Where You Live can Affect Your Health

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Rick Sadler

A new Michigan State University study is reinforcing the thought that where you live can affect your health. The study, now published in the journal Social Science & Medicine,…

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MSU Developing App to Help Consumers Find Healthy Food

Friday, March 2, 2018
Joshua Introne,

Joshua Introne, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, has helped develop a solution to what he would describe as a “food desert” in…

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Study Pinpoints Areas of Flint that Need Better Food

Monday, February 26, 2018
Rick Sadler

A Michigan State University researcher has pinpointed areas in Flint, Mich., that have unequal access to healthy, affordable food, and he plans to use the information to improve…

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MSU Study Uncovers Real Culprit in Flint Water Crisis

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rick Sadler

Many believe the events leading to the lead poisoning of Flint’s drinking water began in April 2014, when it started drawing from the Flint River. Others believe it…

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Parents Influence Junk Food Habits of Children

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Rick Sadler

Children driven to and from school by their parents not only get less exercise than their walking and biking classmates, but also are more inclined to have another…

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MSU Scientists Change Direction of Flint’s Water Crisis

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Mona Hanna-Attisha and Rick Sadler

The data were alarming: an increasing number of Flint, Mich., children had dangerously high lead levels in their blood, yet Mona Hanna-Attisha (above, left), MD, an assistant professor in Michigan State…

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Researcher Maps Best Locations for Flint’s Mobile Food Marts

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Rick Sadler

A Michigan State University researcher is using his mapping expertise to help a farmers market and other local food sources go mobile in Flint, bringing healthier options closer…

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Lead in Soil Plagues Flint’s Health

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Rick Sadler

For years, the city of Flint has been trying to fight another battle with lead…and it lies within the soil. A new study, involving a Michigan State University…

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Flint, Mich., Farmer’s Market Offers Fresher Food to Underserved

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Rick Sadler, College of Human Medicine

Access to clean water hasn’t been the only health issue facing Flint. Since 2008, Michigan State University public health expert, Rick Sadler, has been mapping out areas of…

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