UB pediatricians studying young children undergoing treatment
for cavities in their baby teeth found that nearly 28 percent had a
body mass index above the 85th percentile, indicating overweight or
Trauma patients without insurance are more likely to die of
their injuries from auto accidents and gunshot wounds than
privately insured patients with similar injuries, according to
findings of an analysis conducted by UB emergency medicine
UB pediatric researchers believe they can adapt proven
behavioral motivation concepts to help children lose interest in
non-nutritious foods through habituation, while tempting them with
new choices of healthy foods.
Dan Kosman has been named a "UB Distinguished Professor" in
recognition of achieving "national or international prominence and
a distinguished reputation within their field through significant
contributions to the research/scholarly literature...."
Researchers in the Department of Pediatric’s Division of
Behavioral Medicine have shown that grocery shoppers select
healthier options when they are less expensive; however, they use
the money they saved to buy less-healthy foods.