• The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future
  • Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?
  • Afghanistan’s Presidential Election
  • Cracking the Myth: Why ICD-10 won’t destroy the US Healthcare System
  • The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future

    The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future

    BY BIANCA GIRAULT: Malnutrition in Ethiopia has dramatic negative effects on children’s life outcomes there. UNICEF reports national trends among children of stunting (44.4%), wasting (9.7%) and being underweight (28.7%). Nutritional indices indicate that there is a lack of iron, iodine, and Vitamin A in Ethiopian foods, which contribute to […]

  • Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?

    Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?

     “A business corporation is organized and carried on primarily for the profit of the stockholders. The powers of the directors are to be employed for that end.” – Supreme Court Ruling, Dodge V. Ford Motor Company “We have no choice but to harness the power of business to address society’s […]

  • Afghanistan’s Presidential Election

    Afghanistan’s Presidential Election

    BY RYAN NORTON: This Saturday, Afghans will elect their first new president since Hamid Karzai was appointed in 2001. Despite all the resources poured into Afghanistan over the past 12 years, this political transition could ensure the success or failure of the international community’s effort to rebuild Afghanistan. A successful […]

  • Cracking the Myth: Why ICD-10 won’t destroy the US Healthcare System

    Cracking the Myth: Why ICD-10 won’t destroy the US Healthcare System

    BY DANIEL B. SHULKIN: There is reasonable concern among many healthcare professionals that the transition from International Classification of Disease Manuel Volume 9 (ICD-9) to International Classification of Disease Manuel Volume 10 (ICD-10) will create delays in hospital and physician reimbursement. After all, the number of medical procedural codes in […]

 

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The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future

The Role of Malnutrition in Ethiopia’s Development Future

BY BIANCA GIRAULT: Malnutrition in Ethiopia has dramatic negative effects on children’s life outcomes there. UNICEF reports national trends among children of stunting (44.4%), wasting (9.7%) and being underweight (28.7%). Nutritional indices indicate that there is a lack of iron, iodine, and Vitamin A in Ethiopian foods, which contribute to […]

 
 

Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?

Benefit Corporations: A Duty to Whom?

 “A business corporation is organized and carried on primarily for the profit of the stockholders. The powers of the directors are to be employed for that end.” – Supreme Court Ruling, Dodge V. Ford Motor Company “We have no choice but to harness the power of business to address society’s […]

 
 

Afghanistan’s Presidential Election

Afghanistan’s Presidential Election

BY RYAN NORTON: This Saturday, Afghans will elect their first new president since Hamid Karzai was appointed in 2001. Despite all the resources poured into Afghanistan over the past 12 years, this political transition could ensure the success or failure of the international community’s effort to rebuild Afghanistan. A successful […]

 
 

Cracking the Myth: Why ICD-10 won’t destroy the US Healthcare System

Cracking the Myth: Why ICD-10 won’t destroy the US Healthcare System

BY DANIEL B. SHULKIN: There is reasonable concern among many healthcare professionals that the transition from International Classification of Disease Manuel Volume 9 (ICD-9) to International Classification of Disease Manuel Volume 10 (ICD-10) will create delays in hospital and physician reimbursement. After all, the number of medical procedural codes in […]

 
 

The Millennium Development Goals and Environmental Sustainability in Rural and Urban Communities

The Millennium Development Goals and Environmental  Sustainability in Rural and Urban Communities

BY BIANCA GIRAULT: The United Nations eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were established to address the most pressing needs of the world’s poorest population by 2015. Despite the United Nations efforts to Ensure Environmental Sustainability globally (Goal #7), their efforts to improve access to water and sanitation have not sufficiently reached […]

 
 

Our Addiction Crisis

Our Addiction Crisis

BY JESSICA NAGRO: Earlier this month, the world lost a talented and beloved actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, to a heroin overdose. While the death of a popular celebrity makes headlines, there are countless more who lose their struggle with addiction each and every day and the magnitude of these losses […]

 
 

Welcome Home, Soldier. Now, Buy Our Beer.

Welcome Home, Soldier. Now, Buy Our Beer.

BY TABATHA RENZ AND RYAN NORTON: Do you remember the Super Bowl commercial about the soldier coming home from Afghanistan? It silenced rooms and induced a few tears during an otherwise noisy afternoon of football and commercials. Budweiser’s “A Hero’s Welcome” has over 9 million views on YouTube. As heartwarming as […]

 
 

Most Expensive Federal Education Program Lacks Metrics

Most Expensive Federal Education Program Lacks Metrics

BY MEGHAN HAENN: President Obama hosted a College Opportunity Summit earlier this month at the White House to discuss a variety of proposals to improve collegiate access, particularly for low-income students. The president’s higher education agenda includes a wide range of initiatives, which supposedly build upon recent successes from an […]

 
 

Too Much Sugar: Public Policy Suggestions

Too Much Sugar: Public Policy Suggestions

BY MELODY CHERNY There are an increasing number of reports on the harmful effects of excess sugar consumption, which has been linked to health problems like obesity, type II diabetes, and heart disease. The real culprit in excess sugar consumption seems to be that people are consuming “added sugars”: caloric […]

 
 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Free Trade or More Corporate Loopholes?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Free Trade or More Corporate Loopholes?

BY LIZ CASEY Since 2010, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, has been under negotiation as the largest proposed free trade agreement known to date. The twelve nations involved in the negotiations, led by the United States, aim for a signed agreement by the end of 2013. But, what exactly is […]