Linda Van Horn
Northwestern University
Publications 566
#1Julia I. Bravin (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 1
#2Angela P. Gutierrez (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
Last.Elizabeth R. Pulgaron (UM: University of Miami)H-Index: 9
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Hispanic/Latino youth are disproportionately affected by obesity. However, how social factors outside of the family relate to Hispanic/Latino youth obesity is not well understood. We examined associations of extra-familial social factors with overweight/obesity prevalence, and their variation by sex and age, in 1444 Study of Latino Youth participants [48.6% female; 43.4% children (8–11 years); 56.6% adolescents (12–16 years)], who were offspring of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of La...
#1Linda Van Horn (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 72
#2Marilyn C. Cornelis (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 44
#1Ross L. Prentice (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)H-Index: 90
#2Aaron K. Aragaki (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)H-Index: 43
Last.Lewis E Kuller (University of Pittsburgh)
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#1Tali Elfassy (UM: University of Miami)H-Index: 6
#2Daniela Sotres-Alvarez (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 18
Last.Martha L. Daviglus (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 39
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#1Barry M. PopkinH-Index: 318
#2Stephen DevriesH-Index: 12
Last.Linda Van HornH-Index: 72
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Dr. Stephen Devries from the Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL moderated the topic "The Mediterranean Diet" with Drs. Walter Willett from Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, and Linda Van Horn from Northwestern University School of Medicine, Evanston, IL. The discussion focused primarily on: 1) A description of the Mediterranean style-diet; 2) the difference between the Mediterranean diet and DASH; 3) the Mediterranean diet for prevent...
#1Victor W. Zhong (Cornell University)
#2Linda Van Horn (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 72
Last.Norrina Bai Allen (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 18
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#1Xuanxia Mao (SJTU: Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
#2Cheng Chen (IU: Indiana University Bloomington)H-Index: 4
Last.Bo Qin (RU: Rutgers University)H-Index: 5
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#1Elizabeth A. Sarma (SBU: Stony Brook University)H-Index: 4
#2Anne Moyer (SBU: Stony Brook University)H-Index: 26
Last.Dorothy S. Lane (SBU: Stony Brook University)H-Index: 48
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Background. The gateway behavior hypothesis posits that change in a health behavior targeted for modification may promote positive changes in other untargeted health behaviors; however, previous studies have shown inconsistent results. Aims. To examine the patterns and predictors of change in untargeted health behaviors in a large health behavior change trial. Method. Using repeated-measures latent class analysis, this study explored patterns of change in untargeted physical activity, alcohol co...