MOFAD Roundtable: Whose Responsibility? The Ethics of Manufacturing and Marketing Big Food
Nutrition / Take-Out

MOFAD Roundtable: Whose Responsibility? The Ethics of Manufacturing and Marketing Big Food

Public health experts gathered in the Grand Hall at New York University’s Global Center this past Thursday, June 19, for yet another “honest discussion about tough food issues.” The roundtable discussion was the third of its kind, in an ongoing series hosted by the Museum of Food and Drink, or MOFAD, a non-profit startup that is launching New York … Continue reading

Maintaining a Public Health Agenda During Political Change: Part 1 – New York City
Public Health

Maintaining a Public Health Agenda During Political Change: Part 1 – New York City

Like the changing seasons, our nation is undergoing bitter-sweet political change. Though difficult to believe, Michael Bloomberg is left with 3 months before leaving his 12 year appointment as New York City mayor. Meanwhile, the City of Los Angeles celebrates 3 months since the election of their first Jewish mayor, Eric Garcetti, and 70 million uninsured … Continue reading

VERB™ It’s What We Used To Do.
Physical Activity

VERB™ It’s What We Used To Do.

VERB™ It’s what you do. If you were a tween at the turn of the century, you might remember this phrase plaguing TV screens, magazines, the radio and the internet. VERB™ was  a national, multicultural, social marketing campaign coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Despite the long title, the … Continue reading