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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 501072, 8 pages
Relationships between Social Resources and Healthful Behaviors across the Age Spectrum
1Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
2Department of Medical Oncology/Population Sciences, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
3Division of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
4Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Received 19 March 2012; Revised 17 July 2012; Accepted 23 July 2012
Academic Editor: Thomas M. Hess
Copyright © 2012 Kristina H. Lewis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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