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High Vitamin D Levels Are Linked to Better Exercise Capacity

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 1 Health online story about how vitamin D levels are linked to better exercise capacity.

Does Taxing Soda Actually Stop People from Drinking It?

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 Time magazine article on her study looking into the effect Philadelphia’s sugary beverage tax had on soda consumption in the city's residents. The study was also covered (Auchincloss and her student and fellow researcher Yichen Zhong were quoted) in an April 12 HealthDay story picked up by outlets like U.S. News & World Report and Health magazine. Additionally, the story was covered in PhillyVoice and featured on multiple broadcasts, including on KYW-TV (CBS-3), on public radio stations like WYPR-FM (Baltimore), and in a story that featured an interview with Auchincloss that aired on CBS-affiliated radio stations like KMOX-AM (St. Louis).

What Your Body Shape Tells You About Your Risk for Eating Disorder

A study on body fat distribution and disordered eating by Laura Berner, PhD, a former doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on Health.com on Nov. 20.

How Ordering an Appetizer Can Ruin a Meal

Research by Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was featured in July 1 stories on Health and NBCPhiladelphia.com.

Drink This to Power Up Your Workout

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 2 Health article about the effects of drinking beet juice.