College Students as Nutrition Educators

With privilege comes responsibility, and with responsibility comes independence. College students are lucky enough to get a break from home, gain freedom, and experience life for themselves. We have all heard of the “Freshman 15”, and how lack of exercise and nutritional food often times leads to weight gain. Researchers at two universities in the … More College Students as Nutrition Educators

Your Neighborhood’s Influence on Health and Well-Being

Architects at the University of Arizona examine built environments and their effect on health and well-being. They started by identifying four common neighborhood designs, and how these setups make a difference in physical activity. The areas of “walkability” include traffic safety, surveillance, resident experiences, community, land use, density, neighborhood connectivity, parking, and green space. Adriana … More Your Neighborhood’s Influence on Health and Well-Being

CDC Budget Cuts: The Newest GOP Health Care Plan

Republicans do not agree with President Obama’s health care law, and the public health program that was created. The GOP intends on cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is under the American Health Care Act, within a year and a half. Officials believe that this cut will lead to a gap for services … More CDC Budget Cuts: The Newest GOP Health Care Plan