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  • Study: Curbing car travel could be as effective as cutting calories

    Illinois professor Sheldon H. Jacobson led a study that found an association between automobile travel, caloric intake and national average BMI.

    Illinois professor Sheldon H. Jacobson led a study that found an association between automobile travel, caloric intake and national average BMI.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Sheldon Jacobson, call 217- 244-7275; email shj@illinois.edu.
    The paper, “Quantifying the association between obesity, automobile travel, and caloric intake,” is available online.