News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Haere Whakamua, an indigenous social enterprise program, gathers support from the Auckland Council and the University of Auckland Business School to release potential business opportunities in both...more
A pilot study from the Cornell University learns that for healthier nutrition, parents should also receive a nutrition report card.
According to Cornell behavioral economists Brian Wansink and...more
According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, SNAP could do more to sufficiently address the problem of food insecurity and dietary quality SNAP beneficiaries...more
In a study entitled, "The Dialogic Video Cycle as Teacher Professional Development Model to Foster Classroom Dialogue: Conceptualization and Implementation Findings," TUM School of Education...more
A new report, Promoting Marriage among Single Mothers: An Ineffective Weapon in the War on Poverty? for The Council on Contemporary Families, has indicated that marriage promotion fails in stemming...more
In the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine, a UCLA study documents an evidence-based approach that behavioral science with social media and online communities can lead to improved...more
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.
A new study, "Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar-Sweetened Beverages," takes a comprehensive look at youth (2- to 17-year-olds) consumption of sugary...more
A new income inequality-child maltreatment study is the first comprehensive research to target child abuse in places in terms of income disparities.
The findings show that poverty is one of the...more
In a University of Waterloo study, young adults in Canada want to live close to transit, high-density housing, and urban core areas rather than settle in suburbs.
The study will be published in an...more