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Want to talk about the economy? Try the economic burden of malnutrition

July 30, 2012
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July 30, 2012

Check out the latest Philly.com blog by Drexel's own Dr. Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH. This entry talks about the economic burden of malnutrition from childhood to adulthood, with a focus on its impact in the Philadelphia region in particular. Dr. Yudell discusses a recent longitudinal study of malnourished children in Barbados, and the parallel of food insecurity here in the United States.

Dr. Yudell is an associate professor in the Community Health and Prevention department at Drexel University School of Public Health.

 

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