“This is a picture of a Jedi (the dog) saving his boy.”
His boy is named Luke.
Luke has Type 1 Diabetes.
And the other day Jedi saved Luke's life.
A New Age in Health
A new industry-specific program called DeepMind Health has just been launched by Google’s DeepMind Artificial Intelligence group. The website for the group shows that Google has already partnered with multiple healthcare organizations that include the National Health Service and the Royal Free Hospital London.Read More
The Mobile Good Food Market travels across Toronto selling affordable fresh food in neighborhoods, selected through consultation with local communities and analysis of access gaps.
"...one fast-food company (McDonald’s) offered separate websites for Black, Hispanic, and Asian American consumers." - UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & ObesityRead More
"It's crucial to bring issues around food and health into dialogue with discussions of structural racism, poverty, and violence in this country. "What are they feeding us if we have more diseases than we've ever had before in certain communities?" asks Finley. "You have asthma, hypertension, diabetes, obesity--and all of this stuff is food-related."Read More
"The biggest names in tech are waging a war over who gets to bring you fruits and veggies."Read More
"The decision to stop tobacco sales at all of its drugstores a year ago caused people to buy 95 million fewer packs of cigarettes in 13 states, CVS Health says in a new study..."Read More
"We have a long way to go in the U.S., and other countries have done much better than us....Improving Americans’ health is not just the work of the medical and public health systems. It will take all sectors of society; employers, schools, city planners, engineers are all needed to help make healthy decisions easier."Read More
To join a local event, visit the Every Body Walk! Collaborative Calendar at http://teamup.com/ks5411d4a3385d37cc/.
There will also be a National Walking Summit, October 28-30, 2015, in Washington, D.C. This is the premier opportunity for national organizations, companies, agencies, and local partners to convene to share best practices and stories, increase the visibility of these key issues, build support among federal agencies, and create momentum for the work aheadwww.walkingsummit.orgRead More