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  • The wearing off of the now famous "Roseto" effect would be apparent within a generation.

    Dr. Rock Positano: The Mystery of the Rosetan People

  • Some thirty years ago a physician (Wolf) and a sociologist (Bruhn) teamed up to explain why, in the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, there was a group of poor Italian immigrants whose health and welfare were vastly better than their neighbors.

    Robert Fuller: Bleeding Heart Liberals Proven Right: Too Much Inequality Harms a Society

  • After a twenty year study of immigrant families in Roseto, and a comparable study in a nearby, non-immigrant town, they found that health and welfare were dependent on what they called cohesion, the opposite of isolation and the antithesis of distrust.

    Robert Fuller: Bleeding Heart Liberals Proven Right: Too Much Inequality Harms a Society

  • The point of Malcolm's Roseto story is that Roseto was one of the first places in America where public health researchers started to study group-related factors related to good, or poor, health.

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  • I think it's even, in its own strange, international, internet way, a little like a sci-fi Roseto.

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  • Because they lived together in a great community, they had large, happy families with all generations living together, and things were just overall, great in Roseto.

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  • When researchers went to Roseto in the 1950's, they discovered that the residents of the town had great health.

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  • At least in Roseto, those fat calories came from home-cooked food.

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  • The book begins with the story of Roseto, a small town in Pennsylvania that was settled by immigrants from Italy.

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  • It turns out that Roseto was peopled by strongly knit Italian American families who did everything right and lived right and consequently lived longer.

    Dr. Rock Positano: The Mystery of the Rosetan People

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  • Roseto and the Rosetans were driving our FYS100 class crazy on the first day of discussing Outliers.

    September 28, 2011

  • I think that this was a good word to choose. Everyone seemed to have a hard time pronouncing it when we were reading it in class.

    September 28, 2011