health

A man and a woman sit close together on a beige couch holding a mid-sized dog with curly blonde fur.

Chris Tonge and Chanel La with their dog Chuckles in their Chicago home. (Courtesy of Chanel La)

Northwestern University
Drawn together like a pair of subatomic particles of opposite charge, scientist duo Chanel La and Chris Tonge are making discoveries in medicine and energy-efficient technology, Brittany Edelmann reports.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
This video addresses the issue of food insecurity on college campuses and introduces current student-run movements at UW-Madison.
Graphic of a storm cloud engulfing the text "Climate Hits Home"
Planet Forward
According to Nature Climate Change, 85% of the world's population has been impacted by climate change. Have you?

Poster advertising the 1972 Black Community Survival Conference, with a promotion by the Free Food Program. (Photo: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1972)

Bates College
We should remember the critical work the Black Panther Party did in their communities to help right injustices, and help prevent hunger among children and communities as a whole.
Misericordia University
Let's appreciate nature while it is still beautiful and green!

Blue-and-yellow Macaws, Scarlet Macaws, a Chesnut-fronted Macaw and a Mealy Parrot at a clay lick in Peru. (Brian Ralphs/Creative Commons)

Princeton University
I recount my experiences bird-watching around the world and describe the ways in which bird-watching has been a healthy outlet for my anxiety!

GW School of Medicine student Harleen Marwah at the UN-FAO in Rome. (Planet Forward)

George Washington University
Next in our four-part series, A Zero Hunger Future, GW School of Medicine student Harleen Marwah looks at the health sector’s role in the United Nations’ talks on achieving global food security.
Mountains near Glacier Bay National Park

Mountains near Glacier Bay National Park in southern Alaska. (Photos by Katherine Baker/Columbia University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Next in our Alaska series: Climate change isn’t just seen – it’s felt. Weather and temperature fluctuations aside, many experience health impacts caused or exacerbated by climate change.
National Geographic Sea Lion off the coast of Alaska
Planet Forward
Our Planet Forward Storyfest 2018 grand prize winners traveled this June on Alaska Airlines to Sitka. Their destination? The Lindblad Expeditions' National Geographic Sea Lion for an 8-day exploration of the incredible ecosystems along the coastal... Read More
George Washington University
"The 92 Percent" aims to raise awareness about the consequences of climate change on children's health, highlight the important work pediatricians and parents are doing in this space, and inspire action to create a healthier world for future... Read More

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