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Study has 1,000th follow up

Study has 1,000th follow up

Bogalusa Daily News Story The Bogalusa Heart Study recently had its landmark 1,000th follow-up study participant, and doctors hope to hear from many more. The Bogalusa Heart Study began in 1973, as more than 12,000 children and adults in the Bogalusa area...

BHS Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

BHS Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

Original Article Tulane Global Health News Gerald Berenson, MD, and his team at the Bogalusa Heart Study have been collecting health data about childhood heart disease risk factors and their lifetime implications for 39 years, making it the longest running biracial health study in the world. The study has generated thousands of peer-reviewed articles and provided hands-on training for hundreds of medical and public health students.

Weight of the Nation

Weight of the Nation

NIH research featured in HBO documentary series on obesity The Weight of the Nation documentary series and public awareness campaign by HBO features National Institutes of Health research showing how obesity affects the country’s health and how interventions can turn the tide against obesity and its complications. The network, in consultation with NIH and other major health organizations, developed four documentaries focused on obesity.