Study links easy fast-food access to higher BMI in blacks

05/17/2013 | HealthDay News

Blacks living in areas with easy access to fast-food restaurants showed higher BMI than those in communities without such chains nearby, a study on the website of the American Journal of Public Health revealed. Researchers also noted a 2.4% decrease in participants' BMI for every additional mile between their homes and the nearest fast-food chain.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Senior Manager, Clinical Affairs - Advanced Technology
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA