Q&A: Pandemic exposed weakness in ensuring healthy food access in child care

When child care programs across the country closed due to COVID, millions of children lost access to the healthy food they had been receiving through the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program, exposing the weakness in our country’s systems for ensuring young, low-income children have access to healthy food. Katherine Bauer, assistant professor of […]

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DoorDash partners with California restaurant to build new brick-and-mortar location

Food delivery platform DoorDash has partnered with a restaurant for the first time to build a new brick-and-mortar store, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Burma Bites, a spin off of Oakland, California-based Burma Superstar, was designed for delivery and takeout, and will offer versions of menu items from the parent restaurant as well as new […]

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It’s not if, but how, people use social media that impacts their well-being

New research from UBC Okanagan indicates what’s most important for overall happiness is how a person uses social media. Derrick Wirtz, an associate professor of teaching in psychology at the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, took a close look at how people use three major social platforms—Facebook, Twitter and Instagram—and how […]

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Police investigating claims mum faked disappearance to collect £9,000 GoFundMe

Investigators are looking to see if an American woman’s 12-day disappearance was staged, in an elaborate scheme to raise money on GoFundMe. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Utah is cautioning the office had not gathered enough evidence to support their allegation she attempted to defraud the public. Holly Suzanne Courtier, a 38-year-old Los Angeles […]

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