CHICAGO — A  noted food-desert researcher here took issue with an article in The New York Times this week that quoted two new studies undercutting the connection between food deserts — neighborhoods lacking access to fresh foods — and obesity. According to the Times article, the studies, from the RAND Corp. and the Public Policy Institute of California, found that poor urban neighborhoods have more, not fewer, grocery stores and supermarkets than affluent ones, and ...

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