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- Why Some Children Overeat in Response to TV Food Ads
A new study finds that some children are genetically predisposed to respond to television food advertising by overeating.
- New Study Shows Benefits of Tailoring Frequency of Mammography Screening
Contrary to general recommendations for biennial screening, women receive greater benefit and outcomes when their mammogram frequency is tailored based on age, risk and breast density.
- Dartmouth Study Finds TV Rating System is Inadequate
Dartmouth researchers find that the TV rating system for sex, violence and substance use ineffectively helps parents limit their children's exposure to these risk behaviors.
- New Study Takes a Closer Look at Physical Activity Barriers
Dartmouth study assesses links between weight, physical activity and cancer prevention.
- Cancer Center Attains Milestone in Understanding and Treating Cancer
More than 2,000 cancerous tumors studied using next-generation technology.
- Breast Cancer Surgery Decision Aids
New research aims to improve the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery with the use of decision aids.