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Public Release: 22-Sep-2017
USDA announces funding for nutrition incentive programs
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $21 million to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants increase their purchases of fruits and vegetables by providing incentives at the point of purchase. The funding comes from the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.

Contact: Sally Gifford
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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Public Release: 22-Sep-2017
UMass Amherst environmental scientist Laura Vandenberg honored as Pioneer in Public Health
Collaborative on Health and the Environment, a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to educating people on the ways in which the environment affects human health and well-being, has named University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg as one of its '20 Pioneers Under 40 in Environmental Public Health' recognizing her 'exceptional levels of accomplishment in work that is rigorous, dynamic and builds critical knowledge.'
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Contact: Janet Lathrop
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Public Release: 22-Sep-2017
On the contrary: Smarter than conventional stock market wisdom?
This book examines the nature of the stock market and its implications for corporate management, and provides an incisive approach to core issues in finance. The authors' critical and scholarly look at the subject is presented in this book in a light-hearted style does not undermine the serious impact that the thoughtful insights has raised. Instead, it that allows experts and students alike to easily comprehend and appreciate the underlying concepts.

Contact: Amanda Yun
World Scientific

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