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USDA Dietary Guidelines Ignore Expert Advice to Cut Back on Sugar and Alcohol

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have issued their new dietary guidelines for 2020-2025. But they’re missing some important expert guidance: Reducing sugar and alcohol intake. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, made up of 20 expert scientists, advised that the USDA and HHS reduce suggested sugar intake …
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How Working Backwards Drives Amazon’s Product Development: 3 Takeaways from Amazon’s Global Nonprofit Conference

This week, I had the pleasure of attending Amazon’s Global Nonprofit Conference, Imagine a Better World, in Seattle, Washington. It was an opportunity for me to connect with leading nonprofits and learn from the brightest minds at Amazon. The 2-day inaugural event gathered the world’s leading nonprofits to share how they approach social good marketing and leverage Amazon to meet their business objectives. Amazon employees also lead key-note talks discussing their approach to marketing and growth.

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Fights Hesitancy & Inequities For COVID-19 Vaccinations

Everyone deserves an equal chance to get a COVID-19 vaccine. But some communities, like Latinos, don’t have as much access or information about the vaccine or are hesitant to get vaccinated. The Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative (NVEC) is working to change that. Co-led by Immunize Nevada and the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition, the …
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Isabella Jimenez: Launching a Food App to Inspire Healthy Eating

Isabella Jimenez is only 16 years old, but she’s already an entrepreneur and app creator. In fact, she got started when she was 12. Jimenez began creating her app called MyFunFood in 2018. The app is meant to be a digital cookbook where young people can learn to cook easy, healthy recipes, while also playing …
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Kendra Gage: Teaching Implicit Bias and Anti-Racism in the Classroom

Kendra Gage starts off all her new classes addressing one obvious fact: she’s white. That’s because Gage is a professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) who teaches African American studies, focusing on the Civil Rights Movement and addressing racism in modern America. Gage believes in addressing her whiteness because she wants students …
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