Health

SuperSNAP helps food-insecure households afford healthy foods

Food insecurity is associated with a less healthy diet. And using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly referred to as food stamps, is associated with reduced food insecurity, though it's unclear ...

Health

Sugary drink consumption plunges in Chile after new food law

Chile's package of healthy food policies successfully decreased purchases of unhealthy food and drinks during the initial implementation phase, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at ...

Vaccination

US buying 200 mn more doses of Moderna COVID vaccine

The United States has reached a deal to buy 200 million more doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, with the option to purchase variant-specific boosters that are in the pipeline, the biotech company said Wednesday.

Health

Salad or cheeseburger? Your co-workers shape your food choices

The foods people buy at a workplace cafeteria may not always be chosen to satisfy an individual craving or taste for a particular food. When co-workers are eating together, individuals are more likely to select foods that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic fears driving firearm purchases

Stress related to the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty of what the future holds is motivating people to purchase firearms, a trend that may be more prevalent in those who already own firearms, according to a Rutgers ...

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