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Press Release: Combining Social Media and Behavioral Psychology Could Lead to More HIV Testing

UCLA research suggests a valuable tool in the fight against the virus that causes AIDS

Social media such as Twitter and Facebook can be valuable in the fight against HIV in the United States, where research has demonstrated they can prompt high-risk populations to request at-home testing kits for the virus that causes AIDS, suggesting a way to potentially boost testing rates. 776 more words

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Personal and Planetary Wellness: Win-Wins

I was recently in Arizona interviewing teachers in Navajo Nation about the action steps they see as most important to enhance indigenous learner success. One of the stories I heard from a colleague while I was there was about a particular melon species that became submerged when a dam was built on lands that belonged to a particular American Indian tribe. 503 more words

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Building a community-based dental health program in Nevada

I have been involved with the Incline Village Community Dental Program through my association with Tahoe Family Solutions (TFS) in Incline Village, NV, from the mid-1990s until 2007. 687 more words

Trends In Philanthropy & International Development

BECC, TDM and Me

I spent the beginning of this week attending the Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) conference, and even presented about Arlington Transportation Partners’ Champions program, a program we developed after I was first inspired by… 835 more words


Fewer Wedding Expenses, More Guests to Stay Married Longer

A persistent advertising campaign in the United States claims that “A Diamond is Forever” and provides more explicit guidance in the rhetorical question, “ 519 more words


Confessions of a Human [Who Binge Eats]

I have a pattern of overeating. I turn to food when I am feeling any number of emotions – bored, stressed, angry, sad, happy, accomplished… The concept of food as fuel seems to me almost dead in our culture today. 916 more words