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Looking Back at the RWJF Challenges

SPONSORED POST By JOHN EL-MARAGHY Catalyst @ Health 2.0 is proud to have worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to address issues in substance misuse and artificial intelligence through two exciting innovation challenges. Following finalists’ live pitches at the Health 2.0 Annual Conference, Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya had the pleasure to interview leaders… Read More »

Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last week, divides the left. It can be seen as achieving an admirable public health goal of less sugar consumption… Read More »

Giving Back: FoodRx program embraces Food as Medicine

Some Minnesota medical providers are writing new kinds of prescriptions for patients battling chronic health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. In an innovative twist, the state’s largest food bank, Second Harvest Heartland, is filling them. Medical staff at seven clinics are prescribing healthy food, and Second Harvest is handing needy patients boxes full… Read More »