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posted 07/20/12

Taunya English's Work

By 2012, when I started my fellowship project, several journalists -- in Philadelphia and nationally -- had written extensively about the “built environment,” food deserts and healthy food access. For my project, I looked to answer the question: “What else in a neighborhood matters to health?”

A city zoning law could help curb the number of advertisements for cigarettes and sugary drinks in Philadelphia.

In-home upgrades are supposed to help kids avoid asthma attacks, missed school days and visits to the emergency room.