An estimated 133 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S. each year, enough to fill Chicago’s Willis Tower 44 times. Globally, 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted annually

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Focusing on care delivery to save money is like trying to reduce the costs of house fires by focusing on firefighters and fire stations. A more natural question should be: What drives poor health in the U.S., and what can be done about it?

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Tasia Smith: “Politicians and scholars sometimes cast obesity as a problem that largely afflicts the poor. But as most obese adults aren’t poor and most low-income adults aren’t obese, this is a misconception”

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Storms and rising waters threaten cities’ food, but some municipalities are taking steps to keep shelves stocked and bellies full

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The intersection of climate change, food security, and nutrition is critical given that the growing adverse impacts of climate change threaten food security and nutrition outcomes, especially for the most vulnerable in the global South. Climate is a potential driver of nutritional status but dietary choices can affect both nutrition and climate – Our Jess Fanzo, Becky McLaren, and Claire Davis with Jowel Choufani

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The quality and quantity of the global food supply now and into the future are increasingly under threat. The food system contributes to one-third of greenhouse gas emissions and losses in biodiversity, to name just two consequences leading to environmental degradation. To mitigate environmental and health harms, governments around the world have instituted public policies to advance sustainability goals

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Over the last 2 years photographer Nichole Sobecki and journalist Laura Heaton have documented the devastating impact of climate change on one of the most unstable places in the world, Somalia

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Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and contaminated drinking water. A new report suggests food — particularly baby food — could be a problem, too

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