Public Health

Polluted air and rivers have acute local health effects and changing rainfall and temperature patterns cause global disruptions in supplies of food and clean water. Learn what is being done to mitigate the impact.

Fast Food: Nutrition Or Nightmare?
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Fast food is big business, but it trades convenience for health. As obesity grows, it's worth taking a look what we're putting into our bodies on the go.
Video by Diana Wilkinson and Erica Halvorson
Video by Diana Wilkinson and Erica Halvorson
The George Washington University
According to Lance Price, overuse of antibiotics in livestock could set us back nearly 100 years in public health — but the consumer can do something about it.
The George Washington University
Nothing reminds me of home like Rosedale Park. Whether it was going on fall picnics with my family, fishing at the lake with my grandfather, or running through piles of multicolored leaves during fall cross-country races, Rosedale has served as the... Read More
GWU
What struck us, what stuck with us and what's coming next. 
The George Washington University
Eating Habits and Patterns of the Chapín
GWU
A visit to a community considered extremely vulnearble to chronic child malnutrition by Guatemala's government reveals the complexities of addressing the issue.
The George Washington University
Exploring Guatemala’s Culinary Tradition
Water taxi on grand Lake Atitlan
Water taxi on grand Lake Atitlan
GWU
From Guatemala City to rural communities, is La Ventana de los Mil Días having an impact?
The George Washington University
Journey through a Green Country
University of Massachusetts Medical School
CLA 2014 SPECIAL FOCUS INSTITUTION WINNER: UMass Medical School is using sustainability programs to help cure disease and improve lives.

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