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Roaring Ahead to End Measles

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

One of the most contagious viral diseases ever known, measles claims the lives of 330 people every day. Tackling this formidable disease takes a unique kind of determination.

As Global Demand for Dairy Products Soars, Domestic Innovation is Key

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Every day, our increasingly independent children and adolescents are faced with coolers full of beverage and energy drink options, and they must have innovative and attractive milk alternatives that make it easier to make the nutritionally smart choice.

6 Ways Mobile Technology Has Transformed the World's Poor

Clara Tsao | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology
Clara Tsao

In recent years, the growth of mobile health technologies, including health text messaging projects, remote monitoring, portable sensors, and mobile phone apps, have changed the way healthcare is delivered globally.

The Importance of Milk: You Can Easily Take It for Granted

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

We will see surging demand for milk as emerging middle-class families in China, India, Vietnam, Kenya and elsewhere have the ability to improve their family diets -- and the way these emerging middle-class families will consume milk is different.

Does Civic Engagement Make a Difference? Research Supports Prior Claims

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Rather than question the value of civic engagement, we should instead focus on how to strengthen and encourage more of it. A new British report perhaps could serve as a model.