Mary T Bassett
- Consumer awareness of fast-food calorie information in New York City after implementation of a menu labeling regulationTamara Dumanovsky
Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2520-5. 2010..We assessed consumer awareness of menu calorie information at fast-food chains after the introduction of New York City's health code regulation requiring these chains to display food-item calories on menus and menu boards...
- Purchasing behavior and calorie information at fast-food chains in New York City, 2007Mary T Bassett
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 125 Worth Street, Room 345, CN 24, New York, NY 10013, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1457-9. 2008..01). Fast-food chains should display calorie information prominently at point of purchase, where it can be seen and used to inform purchases...
- Do medical students know enough about smoking to help their future patients? Assessment of New York City fourth-year medical students' knowledge of tobacco cessation and treatment for nicotine addictionCarolyn M Springer
Adelphi University, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Garden City, New York, USA
Acad Med 83:982-9. 2008..Few studies have assessed medical student knowledge in this area. This study examined New York City fourth-year medical students' knowledge of tobacco cessation and treatment of nicotine addiction...
- Calories from beverages purchased at 2 major coffee chains in New York City, 2007Christina Huang
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A118. 2009..We examined afternoon beverage purchases in New York City at 2 major coffee chains and estimated the mean calorie content of these beverages...
- Cholesterol control beyond the clinic: New York City's trans fat restrictionSonia Y Angell
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
Ann Intern Med 151:129-34. 2009..Public health efforts that change food content to make default choices healthier enable consumers to more successfully meet dietary recommendations and reduce their cardiovascular risk...
- What people buy from fast-food restaurants: caloric content and menu item selection, New York City 2007Tamara Dumanovsky
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, New York, New York, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1369-74. 2009....
- New York City's fight over calorie labelingThomas A Farley
New York City Health Department, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1098-109. 2009..The experience shows that state and local health departments can use their existing authority over restaurants to combat obesity and, indirectly, chronic diseases...
- Neighbourhood mortality inequalities in New York City, 1989-1991 and 1999-2001Adam M Karpati
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Brooklyn District Public Health Office, 485 Throop Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:1060-4. 2006..To examine whether inequalities in mortality across socioeconomically diverse neighbourhoods changed alongside the decline in mortality observed in New York City between 1990 and 2000...
- Tracking diabetes: New York City's A1C RegistryShadi Chamany
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NY, USA
Milbank Q 87:547-70. 2009..But mandatory A1C reporting has provoked debate regarding the role of public health agencies in the control of noncommunicable diseases and, more specifically, both privacy and the doctor-patient relationship...
- Public health in New York City, 2002-2007: confronting epidemics of the modern eraThomas R Frieden
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
Int J Epidemiol 37:966-77. 2008....
- Effectiveness of a large-scale distribution programme of free nicotine patches: a prospective evaluationNancy Miller
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
Lancet 365:1849-54. 2005..We did a 6 month follow-up survey to assess the success of this programme in improving smoking cessation on a population basis...
- Lack of oral health care for adults in Harlem: a hidden crisisGeorgina P Zabos
School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, Columbia University, 154 Haven Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 92:49-52. 2002..We sought here to determine the prevalence of oral health complaints among Harlem adults by measures of social class, as well as their access to oral health care...
- Smoking among deprived populations: not just a matter of choiceMary T Bassett
Am J Public Health 93:1035; author reply 1035-6. 2003
- Childhood obesity on the front linesSusan B Foerster
Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section, California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, California 95899 7413, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:S175-7. 2007
- Obesity: the public health challenge of our timeMary T Bassett
Am J Public Health 94:1477. 2004
- Screening for colorectal cancerGabriel E Feldman
JAMA 290:191; author reply 192. 2003