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Hormel Develops Targeted Nutrition Solution for Guatemalan Children

After collaborating with partners, Hormel Foods released a targeted nutrition solution to children in Guatemala. While Guatemalan children generally receive enough calories, they…
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New Fracking Studies Sum Up Pope Francis on Climate Change

Three new fracking studies underscore how natural gas fracking violates Pope Francis's new encyclical on climate change and environmental stewardship.
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Bringing Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to the World’s Poorest

In its latest progress report, the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council reveals that, with support from the Global Sanitation Fund, national governments…
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This Wearable Device Helps You Ditch Air Pollution

This wearable “citizen scientist” tech device crowdsources real-time environmental data, providing critical information for both the general public and healthcare providers about air…
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Cause Marketing: The Success of Michelle Obama’s Drink Up Campaign

Does cause marketing actually work? New data shows Michelle Obama's Drink Up Campaign is encouraging Americans to drink more water. Although some have…
After losing her first two children hours after birth, Manjula gave birth to a baby girl weighing only 1.9 pounds. After being placed in the Embrace warmer for five days, the girl survived and grew to 2.4 pounds, on her way to recovery.

Reverse Innovation Can Help Millions of Mothers Save Their Newborns

Around 15 million babies face the threat of hypothermia every year, and 3 million die during the first month of life, said Rahul…
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Breathe Easy: Keeping Indoor Air Fresh and Clean

As building envelopes get tighter, less air infiltration increases the concentrations of these pollutants, creating human health concerns. The primary approaches to protecting…
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Artificial Turf and Your Ass Is Grass

Artificial turf is growing in popularity for sports facilities, primarily because of the promise of reduced maintenance costs, improved playability and increased durability.…
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3p Weekend: 3 Health Innovation Lessons from an Unlikely Source

Given The Coca-Cola Company’s role in our nation’s obesity debate, you may be surprised that the world’s biggest seller of sugar water is…
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Panera Bread Saying ‘Bye-Bye’ to Artificial Ingredients

Panera Bread shares progress on meeting its commitment to remove artificial ingredients from its U.S. Panera Bread and St. Louis Bread Co. menus.…
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Your Poop: Now for Money and Science!

Two years ago, it wasn't your common cure. But today, the nonprofit OpenBiome's services are in great demand by doctors and hospitals. And…
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Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World

Pollution is the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries, according to a report from the Global Alliance on Health and…
Residents learn how to solve the mystery of food labels at a Team Up 4 Health class in Middlesboro, Kentucky.

Whose Health is It, Anyway? Learning About Behavior Change Through CSR

Statistically, eastern Kentucky is a place where people smoke more, weigh more and die sooner than almost anywhere in America. Of course, life…
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Seamus Mullen Trumpets the Secret Power of Good Food

Mullen shares his antagonistic relationship with food, prolonged illness, and the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis that precipitated his commitment to healthful eating. With…
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Beetcoin: A New Way to Invest in Local Agriculture

Woody Tasch, chairman and founder of Slow Money, discusses Beetcoin -- which directs funds to small, organic food enterprises, by popular vote, as…