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April 20, 2012
The New York Times featured an article announcing the results of two studies examining the relationship between the physical health conditions in low-income neighborhoods and the availability of “healthy” food. The studies, the Times piece reported, seem to contradict the popular notion of a “food desert” by claiming that low-income neighborhoods where obesity and other health disparities are acute, not only have more junk food and fast food joints, but also have more supermarkets, produce retailers and full-service restaurants than more affluent neighborhoods. On the same day an article came...