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BMC Public Health is recruiting new Associate Editors

We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.


Featured article: Dilemmas in buying animal food products

Individuals who reporting facing dilemmas concerning the environmental impacts of buying animal products show higher diet quality overall compared with those who do not face these dilemmas.

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Featured article: Less healthy breakfast cereals promoted more frequently

Less healthy breakfast cereals are promoted more frequently in large supermarket chains in Canada, suggesting that public health officials and governments need to work with stores to increase their marketing of healthier food products.


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Aims and scope

BMC Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health. The journal has a special focus on the social determinants of health, the environmental, behavioral, and occupational correlates of health and disease, and the impact of health policies, practices and interventions on the community.


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Dianne Stanton Ward, Section Editor

Dianne S. Ward, EdD, is an experienced researcher in the area of child health; specifically, obesity prevention. She has published more than 189 research articles, 10 book chapters, and a book about physical activity interventions for children and adolescents.  She joined the editorial board of BMC Public Health in 2015.

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