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TVs, Computers, Cars Link to Obesity in Developing Countries
Findings from the Canadian Medical Association Journal explores how individuals in low-income countries who have higher priced items such as TVs, computers and cars can be at risk for obesity. The...more



Problem-Solving Education May Curtail Parental Stress Post-ASD Diagnosis
According to a study led by Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D., of Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues, problem-solving education (PSE) may scale down parental stress and depressive...more

Rising Toll of Obesity Kills More Americans Than Previously Thought
In a startling review funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity is a lot deadlier than previously thought. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health observe...more

Think You Know the Causes of Rising Obesity in the US? Researchers Prove You Wrong
In a new analysis found in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians, researchers have learned that everything you think you know about the causes of rising obesity in the U.S. might be wrong. The...more

Homelessness Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury
New study finds that homeless people have higher risk for traumatic brain injury (TBI) rather than the general population. Led by Dr. Topolovec-Vranic and her colleagues in the Head Injury Clinic...more

Social Enterprise Corengi Provides Matches to its Patients OkCupid Style
Like the popular dating site, OKCupid, Seattle-based social enterprise Corengi acts as an online site that offers free informational resources for Type 2 diabetes patients. The website also...more

Community-Based Pharmacies Are Effective Locations for Rapid HIV Testing
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University research team has learned that community-based pharmacies can be effective locations for offering rapid HIV diagnosing and testing. The...more

Childhood Bullying Increases Self-Inflicted Pain Inclinations during Adolescence
According to a research entitled "Being Bullied During Childhood and the Prospective Pathways to Self-Harm in Late Adolescence", researchers from the University of Warwick in association with...more

Scientists, Parent Work Together to Identify New Genetic Disease in Children
Scientists and parents have banded together to identify a new genetic disease that results in neurologic, muscle, eye and liver problems in children. The new disease is called NGLY1 deficiency....more






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The Social Investment Tax Relief


The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.




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