Institute of Medicine Report Design Plans to Authenticate Effectiveness of Obesity Prevention Efforts


According to the new report released by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the United States falls behind other international plans to determine obesity prevention efforts.

Furthermore, the country needs to know whether these prevention efforts are having their intended impact. The report also concludes that more evaluations could help determine how well obesity prevention programs and policies are being applied and which interventions work best.

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Federal Programs Related to - Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional Research

Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect ductless glands. Addison's Diseases Research; Dwarfism Research; Thyroid Diseases Research




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At-risk Youth Receives Support from Social Enterprises


At-risk Youth Receives Support from Social Enterprises

At-risk youth have been receiving financial and emotional support from a slew of social enterprises. The youth earn valuable life skills through mentorship, a key component in the social enterprise model. These social enterprises engage youth in training boot-camps and counselling, while receiving profits in return from their respective businesses.




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