Boosting Food Security and Education in Schools in Brazil
Students eat lunch in the cafeteria of the João Caffaro Municipal School in Itaboraí, in southeastern Brazil. Schoolchildren returned to eating vegetables and drinking natural fruit juices when the school canteens and the supply of family farming products to the National School Feeding Program resumed in April this year, after an interruption brought about by the COVID pandemic. CREDIT: Mario Osava/IPSBy Mario OsavaITABORAÍ, Brazil , Apr 27 2022 (IPS) “I like lettuce, but not tomatoes and cucumbers,” said nine-year-old Paulo Henrique da Silva de Jesus, a third grader at the João Baptista Caffaro Municipal S...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mario Osava Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Education Featured Food and Agriculture Headlines Health Integration and Development Brazilian-style Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Projects Regional Categories TerraViva United Natio Source Type: news

Butterfly Network taps Heather Getz as CFO and more digital health hires
Also: Employer-focused mental health startup Spring Health makes two new hires, and Carrot Fertility adds to its medical team. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The Truth About Common Digestive Health Fears
Everyone experiences digestive problems now and then, and they’re nobody’s idea of a good time. In a survey of nearly 72,000 adults in the U.S., 61% reported having had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom over the previous week, and within that group, 58% said they’d had two or more GI symptoms over the past week, according to a study in a 2018 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Because symptoms like constipation, heartburn, and abdominal pain are generally vague and often don’t have an obvious cause, those suffering tend to fear the worst. “People get very concerned abo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Delicious recipes designed to help you eat to live longer at every single meal
UK gut health expert Dr Megan Rossi gives recipe ideas to help you eat to live longer at every single meal, including a carrot cake, orange-glazed salmon and a rainbow pancake stack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Austria Starts Lottery to Boost Support for Vaccine Mandate
Austrian lawmakers passed the European Union’s first law making coronavirus vaccinations mandatory as other member states ease restrictions in the latest wave of the pandemic. The parliament’s lower house approved the policy on Thursday with additional support from most deputies in two opposition groups. The far-right Freedom Party rejected the plan. The mandate will come into force next month, and officials will start imposing fines as high as 3,600 euro ($4,084) for dissenters from mid-March. The government will also introduce a lottery system to reward people willing to take the shot. After months of prepara...
Source: TIME: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marton Eder / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Austria bloomberg wire COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tweets About Santa Claus For Christmas, Here ’s The Reaction
Did you leave your carrots and celery sticks out for Santa Claus last night? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Evernow names Dr. Leah Millheiser its next CMO and more digital health hires
Also: Carrot Fertility taps Tim Kelly as its next chief commercial officer.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Double Solution to Ongoing Food and Climate Crises
BCFN's double pyramid encourages the adoption of eating styles that are people and planet focused. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Nov 17 2021 (IPS) For the last ten years, Angeline Wanjira’s food stall at Kirigiti Market in Kiambu County has featured the same foods, cabbages, potatoes and carrots, keeping with the community’s most preferred food types. Over in the Lake Victoria region County of Homabay, Millicent Atieno has sold fish at the Mbita market since 2015. A pattern that Nairobi-based food safety and security expert Evans Kori says replicates itself throughout Kenya’s 47 Counties. “Our fo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Action Environment Featured Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations ​ #ClimateAction #BCFNforum #FoodSystems Barilla Center Source Type: news

Endo launches 'bent carrot' ad blitz to promote treatment for men's health condition
Endo International started airing a marketing campaign promoting one of its flagship products as a treatment for a sensitive condition men may be reluctant to discuss with their doctors. The Malvern company's "bent carrot" commercial was created to introduce men to Xiaflex as the only nonsurgical, Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment for Peyronie's disease. The ad encourages them to seek treatment if they believe they may have the condition, in which a buildup of fibrou s scar tissue causes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

2021 Fast 50: Carrot Health Inc. lands on The List at No. 2
The Business Journal ranks the 50 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Twin Cities by revenue growth from 2018 to 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2021 Fast 50: Carrot Health Inc. lands on The List at No. 2
The Business Journal ranks the 50 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Twin Cities by revenue growth from 2018 to 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

John Kerry Is Bringing America Back Into the Climate Fight
John Kerry can feel the heat. It’s a sunny mid-July day in Naples, Italy, and we’re sitting on the roof of his hotel overlooking the Mediterranean. As tourists on the other side of the patio snap photos of Mount Vesuvius looming in the background, Kerry is warning about the fate of human life on earth. Kerry, 77, has been on the public stage for decades as a Senator, presidential candidate and U.S. Secretary of State and, on paper, his latest role representing the U.S. as President Biden’s climate envoy may look like a demotion. But Kerry rejects any question about why he’s taken this role. The fate...
Source: TIME: Science - October 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland/Naples. Italy Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Cover Story feature Magazine Source Type: news

The ‘Safe Supply’ Movement Aims to Curb Drug Deaths Linked to the Opioid Crisis
On a morning Zoom call, a group of Canadian mothers give their full attention to a young man from the Drug User Liberation Front. At 26, Jeremy Kalicum is the age some of their kids would be if they had not died of accidental overdoses. <strong>“We’re just sick of it. We’re sick of our friends dying.”</strong>Kalicum’s tone is urgent as he walks the moms through a PowerPoint presentation explaining why the Liberation Front, known as DULF, wants to protest on International Overdose Awareness Day and hand out illicit drugs. These wouldn’t be the kind that killed their sons and ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Moakley Tags: Uncategorized feature nationpod photography Source Type: news

Anorexia survivor is finally given the all-clear after gaining 2 stone 
Charlotte Foster, 21, from Workington, saw her weight plummet to 6st 3lbs after she suffered with anorexia during lockdown, which saw her eating only lettuce, carrots and Coke Zero. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sweet carrots
(Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day)
Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day - September 22, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news