Credit: CC0 Public Domain A Cleveland Clinic study demonstrates that adults with obesity lost significantly more weight when they had access to medications for chronic weight management in conjunction with their employer-based weight management program, compared to adults who did not have access to the medications. The study was published […]

Jennifer McPartland, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist with the Health Program. Prominent incidences of environmental injustice in the public eye are typically place-based — from lead-contaminated tap water in Flint, Michigan to smokestacks lining Cancer Alley in Louisiana. For decades, communities of color and low income communities have confronted long-standing discriminatory […]

Any process to strengthen science in food-systems policy must protect the knowledge of vulnerable groups, especially Indigenous farmers (pictured, rice farming in Bangladesh).Credit: Rehman Asad/Barcroft Media/Getty Later this year, politicians and policymakers are due to meet to make crucial decisions on protecting biodiversity, mitigating climate change and ending hunger — […]