Community-Based Weight Loss Intervention Produces Greater Weight Loss than Self-Help Approach


An Article in Press in The American Journal of Medicine documents that overweight and obese adults who have participated in a community-based weight loss intervention, specifically Weight Watchers, lost considerably more weight compared to those who tried to lose weight on their own.

The study was funded by Weight Watchers International, Inc. a leading global-operating provider of weight management services.


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This Social Innovation Helps Prevent Bed Sores in Wheelchair Users


This Social Innovation Helps Prevent Bed Sores in Wheelchair Users

Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.




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