Sweetened beverage taxes produce net economic benefits for lower-income communities
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Sugar-sweetened beverages are a known contributor to several health issues, including poor diet quality, weight gain and diabetes.
- Aug 11, 2022
Community support critical for individual health and weight loss
Weight gain can be prevented and perhaps reversed — even during a pandemic — with the help and support of a person's community.
- Jun 10, 2022
Community support can make you healthier and help you lose weight
The study examined the feasibility and acceptability of a 12-week behavioral program for weight loss and improved cardiovascular health.
- May 12, 2022
Community support can make you healthier — and help you lose weight
Research study suggests that weight gain can be prevented and perhaps reversed with the help and support of a person's community.
- Nov 6, 2021
How mobile phones help internally displaced people in Nigeria
Study found that mobile phones provided four key opportunities: income generation, social support, education and political participation.
- Oct 16, 2021
The Brighter 10: This week's top 10 stories of kindness from around the world
Each week, the Brighter Side of News combs the web for the best good news stories from around the world. Enjoy!
- Oct 13, 2021
Forgiveness messaging increases willingness to accept former Boko Haram fighters returning home
Thousands of former Boko Haram militants and abductees in Nigeria left the group this summer and asked to return to their homes.
- Sep 27, 2021
How a 2-day 'Kindness Yard Sale' turned into a year’s worth of kindness
There’s no judgment or side-eye here in Thompson-Gaines’s yard. There is just “Thanks” and “Have a nice day” and “Hope you enjoy that.”
- Sep 6, 2021
Billionaire Unveils Plans to Build the City of Telosa, a Sustainable and Futuristic Society
If you live a zero-waste or sustainable lifestyle, you’ve probably thought about how nice it would be to live in a low-impact bubble
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