Urban Crime and the Waistline

October 14, 2010

It’s well established that environment can influence a person’s weight as much as their genes or their behavior. For people growing up in inner city environments where fast food restaurants and liquor stores far outnumber grocery stores [Read more]

The Family That Eats Together…

June 23, 2010

Attaining a healthy weight is often billed as an individual pursuit, with television commercials eagerly encouraging customers to take hold of their habits. But for all the calorie-counting and exercise schedules you can give a person, their [Read more]

Neuroscience Tuesday

October 20, 2009

6:45 PM – The Opposite of a History Lesson Eric Kandel is 80 years old, was present at the first Society for Neuroscience meeting in 1969, is 9 years removed from winning the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine. He’s also so well [Read more]