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National Institutes of Health researchers have established the accuracy of a mathematical model that predicts how weight and body fat respond to changes in diet and physical activity in...more
The Department of Veteran's Affairs exposes a staggering number of former female soldiers becoming homeless by the day.
Most of these female veterans now inhabit friends' houses, cars and...more
Alameda County has a new tool to take photos of issues surrounding the locality. The tool is a smartphone application called Mobile Citizen with a real-time response.
The smartphone app enables...more
The American Heart Association Meeting Report suggests that childhood obesity may quadruple high blood pressure risk in adulthood.
The findings pinpoint at the public health risks posed by...more
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) President, Diane Enos, has lauded the actions of Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake for backing up the federal legislation entitled...more
Young professionals who have jumped in the social enterprise bandwagon have most benefited from the business attitude of "Don't donate, invest" to quote from writer Ellen Cushing.
Gathering information from the Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing program (MTO) and the Welfare to Work Voucher program (WTW), a new Urban Institute study delves into the connection between...more
The Town Kitchen connects low-income Oakland youth aged 16-24 with local chefs and artisans to plan, prepare, build, box and deliver curbside lunch to companies and individuals in the Oakland and San...more
The Westpac Foundation will be providing funding of up to $100,000 through its Seed grants for start-up social enterprises.
The grant funding aims to push social good efforts of social enterprises...more
Herkimer Foods, an Ilion-based cheese company, has received an economic development grant to help the company expand their online sales and marketing efforts.
Herkimer Foods bigwigs hope that...more