News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In a research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, getting children to make a choice in sharing their own toys make them share more in the...more
A national study spearheaded by a Michigan State University researcher finds out how teens are really choose their friends and niche at school.
It's revealed that courses students take profoundly...more
Dutchtown has acquired a Community Development Block Grant worth more than $208,663 from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED).
The funds will enable the city to purchase...more
Fletcher's AdvantageWest Economic Development Group will be awarded a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
The grant is intended to promote small business growth in...more
The nonprofit Grameen Foundation's Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) initiative has a crew of volunteers helping with its efforts to reduce high infant and mother mortality rates in...more
According to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Connecticut College, helping youth stay engaged in school is less likely to dropout.
The findings reveal that youths who...more
The MacDill Air Force Base faces the upcoming federal budget cuts that would mean cancellation of Airfest and civilian employee layoffs.
Most of the 3,000 employees working at MacDill could be...more
According to a University of Colorado Cancer Center evidence study, the health effects of childhood obesity may be long-lasting even in cases in which obese children lose weight later in...more
A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll indicates that diabetes is the top health concern for Latino families.
The poll documents the views and experiences of...more