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The Obesity Society marks American Heart Month in February,’ Yahoo Finance, February 5, 2020.

Gordon-Larsen appointed to NIH Advisory Committee“, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health News, January 7, 2020.

Gordon-Larsen named associate dean for research,” UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health News, November 2, 2018.

Being heavy affects more than your health,” WUNC, July 12, 2018.

9 strategies to keep your weight in check as you get older,” US News Health, February 14, 2017.

“Gordon-Larsen to Chair NIH Study Section on Kidney, Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes.” UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health News, July 18, 2016.

“US Teens Don’t Exercise Enough at School.” Fox News Health, December 8, 2015.

“Study Shows Bicycle-Friendly City Infrastructure in U.S. Significantly Increases Cycling to Work by Residents, Which Can Improve Health of Locals.” PR Newswire, November 4, 2014.

“Blacks, less-educated more sensitive to fast food prices.” Chicago Tribune, January 13, 2014.

“Diabetes Risk Tied to Weight Gain in Youth.” Medpage Today, October 29, 2013.

“Fat-Proof Your Life. Fox News, August 30, 2011.

“Married women, divorced men gain weight. World News with Diane Sawyer, August 22, 2011.

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“Married women, divorced men gain weight.“ World News with Diane Sawyer, August 22, 2011. Video link.

“No magic bullet to curb obesity. Futurity, July 18, 2011.

“Fast Food Is King of the Neighborhood, Study Reports. U.S. News and World Report, July 11, 2011.

“Here comes the (dieting) bride.  Boston Globe, April 28, 2011.

“Come on, Honey. Live a little.  Boston Globe, March 17, 2011.

“And they lived pudgily ever after: dating, marriage and obesity. The Huffington Post, February 14, 2011.

“Curbing childhood obesity. Winston-Salem Journal, November 28, 2010.

“Obesity often follows the young into adulthood. Los Angeles Times, November 9, 2010.

“UNC study: Obese teens at greatest risk of becoming obese adults. WRAL, November 9, 2010.

“Obese teens become severely obese adults. CNN.com, November 9, 2010.

“Study shows 37% of obese boys and 51% of obese girls become severely obese adults. WebMD, November 9, 2010.

“Obese teens likely to be obese adults, study finds. U.S. News, November 9, 2010.