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Using food as reinforcer to shape children's non-food behavior: The adverse nutritional effect doubly moderated by reward sensitivity and gender

Authors: Lu, J., Xiong, S., Arora, N., and Dubé, L. Publication: Eating Behaviors

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Published on : 24 Aug 2015

Whole-of-society approach for public health policymaking: a case study of polycentric governance from Quebec, Canada

Authors: Addy, N. A., Poirier, A., Blouin, C., Drager, N. and Dubé, L. Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Jul 2015

An Innovative Approach to Addressing Childhood Obesity: A Knowledge-Based Infrastructure for Supporting Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Decision-Making in Quebec, Canada

Authors: Addy, N. A., Shaban-Nejad, A., Buckeridge, D. L., and Dubé, L. Publication: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Jul 2015

Civil Society appeals to policymakers to declare malnutrition as a medical emergency

Almost eight million children in India are severely malnourished and have nine times higher risk of death compared to normal children. These children deserve to live. In January 2015 over 100 organisations and individuals collectively urged the government to take action and save the lives of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) through the Generation Nutrition Campaign.

Published on : 27 Jul 2015

Parental attachment insecurity predicts child and adult high-caloric food consumption

Authors: Faber, A., Dubé, L. Publication: Journal of Health Psychology Abstract:

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Published on : 03 Jul 2015

Policy insights from the nutritional food market transformation model: The case of obesity prevention

Authors: Struben, J., Chan, D., Dubé, L. Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014 Abstract:

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Published on : 04 Mar 2015

Convergent innovation for sustainable economic growth and affordable universal health care: Innovating the way we innovate

Authors: Laurette Dubé, Srivardhini Jha, Aida Faber, Jeroen Struben, Ted London, Archisman Mohapatra, Nick Drager, Chris Lannon, P. K. Joshi and John McDermott Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014 Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Feb 2015

L'épidémie d'obésité: un échec de la médecine?

Depuis 30 ans, les approches médicales et diététiques ont montré leurs limites. ... "Derrière chaque obèse, il y a un individu, et cet individu ne peut être dissocié de l'écosystème dans leque il se trouve.", ajoute Laurette Dubé, professeure à la faculté de Management Desautels et présidente et présidente fondatrice et directrice scientifique du Centre de la convergence en santé et économie de l'Université McGill.

Published on : 05 Dec 2014

Why efforts against obesity aren’t working

Obesity rates continue to skyrocket around the world. The Lancet medical journal recently reported that the number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013, despite public health campaigns and other measures that promote healthy eating and exercise.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Christine Lagarde, Joe Oliver, Christian Noyer, Lawrence H. Summers, Jean-Claude Trichet, Philippe Couillard and Several other Political and Economic Leaders to Open the 20th Conference of Montreal

Organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal will begin on June 9, 2014, under the theme of “Economy, Governance and Pension“.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Silver Bullet solutions are not the answer to tackling obesity

Isolated attempts to curb the growing obesity pandemic are doomed to fail to reach their potential, according to recent research from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2014

"Policy Insights from the Nutritional Food Market Transformation Model: the Case of Obesity Prevention," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Authors: Struben, Jeroen; Chan, Derek; Dube, Laurette Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Abstract: 

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Published on : 21 Mar 2014

"Beyond the "i" in the Obesity Epidemic: A Review of Social Relational and Network Interventions on Obesity," Journal of Obesity

Authors: Leroux, Janette S.; Moore, Spencer D.; Dubé, Laurette Publication: Journal of Obesity, 2013 Abstract:

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Published on : 27 Sep 2013

Why do anti-hunger and anti-obesity initiatives always fall short?

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Published on : 24 Sep 2013