Mount Sinai Study Finds Strong Link Between Neighborhood Factors and Childhood Obesity in Harlem
April 16, 2009
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that children from East Harlem are three times more likely than other U.S. children to be overweight.
Mount Sinai Researchers Launch Nation’s Largest Federally-Funded Children’s Health Study in Queens
January 13, 2009
The National Children’s Study will examine how environmental factors affect 100,000 children over the next 20 years. Philip J. Landrigan, MD, is the study’s principal investigator for New York.