Losing by winning: Researchers use stories, video games to combat obesity

We’ve heard about the power of sto­ries to engage, delight, teach, chal­lenge, and help us under­stand our­selves. Now new research co-​​led by North­eastern assis­tant pro­fessor Amy Lu shows the power of sto­ries to help chil­dren fight obesity.

3Qs: Addressing the kind of growth America doesn’t need

North­eastern health sci­ences pro­fessor says that reversing the trend towards youth obe­sity — and obe­sity in gen­eral — is a community-​​wide effort