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Climate change, public health, San Francisco, adaptation, Leon Kaye, risk, bay area, Leon Kaye

Interactive Map of San Francisco Shows Potential Health Impacts of Climate Change

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health released an interactive map to showcase the potential effects that climate change could have on its residents.
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Against the Grain: Expanding Rural Health Care in a Climate of Closure

Compared to their urban counterparts, residents of rural areas are older and sicker. While the average resident of a major city can expect…
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Food 2.0: More Plants, Less Meat

While humane, environmental and hunger-relief organizations are seeking ways to feed the ballooning population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050,…
Bill Roth author of The Boomer Generation Diet On The Weight Loss Secrets From I Love Lucy

Weight-Loss Secrets From ‘I Love Lucy’

What does the pioneering '50s sitcom have to do with weight loss -- or sustainability, for that matter? It turns out that Lucy,…
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People, Profits and Pounds in the American Candy Market

From a health and sustainability perspective, the problem isn't with having a sweet treat now and then. It's with the artificial ingredients found…
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Unilever’s Toxic, 15-Year Legacy in India

Unilever likes to paint itself as the model corporate citizen. But when the media spotlight is off, the company reverts to using its…
It turns out those 'thin' Oreos probably won't help you lose weight after all.

Don’t Believe Big Food’s Lies About Smaller Portions

It turns out those 'thin' Oreos probably won't help you lose weight after all -- despite the advertising Big Food throws your way.
PwC launched its first Global Diversity Week in 2014 to celebrate the scale of its diverse network. The company intends to make the event annual to mark continued growth and plan next steps.

Businesses Grow By Turning Disability into Accessibility

Accessibility is no longer defined by the concrete ramp that leads up to your office door. It's defined by how your business represents…
Inequality, public health, Leon Kaye, life expectancy

The Social Safety Net, Income and U.S. Life Expectancy

Evidence has long correlated income and life expectancy. But new research suggests that simply living in an area with access to quality health…
Environmental protection agency, EPA, Gina McCarthy, pollution, public health, Leon Kaye

EPA Renews Focus on Public Health

EPA head Gina McCarthy is now calling for the agency to take another step that is sure to drive many Republicans insane: She…
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No Criminal Charges for Gov. Snyder in Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed criminal charges against three state and city workers yesterday for their role in the Flint water crisis.…
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Residue of Herbicide Glyphosate Found In Common Breakfast Foods

Here comes some disturbing news: Glyphosate residues are “widely distributed” in breakfast foods such as bagels, breakfast cereals and eggs, according to a…
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The Knowledge Revolution: Big Data and Sustainability

Sustainability poses many questions. For a long time, answers were scarce. But thanks to new anal­ysis methods and an increasing willingness to share…
Mars Inc, food labeling, public health, leon kaye, transparency

Mars To Distinguish ‘Everyday’ and ‘Occasional’ Foods

Privately-owned food giant Mars is raising the bar with a bold, yet potentially slippery, new approach toward food labeling. What stands out most…
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Hillary Clinton Gets Real About Lead Poisoning

On the heels of the Flint water crisis, former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton outlined a realistic plan for reducing…
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