The Evidence

Behavioral Economics, Innovative Technology, Workplace Health

Conclusions from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

Each year in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum hosts their Annual Meeting. This year’s Annual Meeting had the theme... More »

Derek Yach | Jan 24, 2017

Nutrition, Physical Activity

Maintain, Don’t Gain During the Holidays

What influences the foods you throw into your grocery cart or what your shopping list looks like? Does it depend... More »

Cary Conway and Adriana Selwyn | Dec 15, 2016

Innovative Technology, Physical Activity

Are Wearables Good For Your Health?

In a report to the United Kingdom’s House of Lord’s Select Committee on the Sustainability of the NHS, the Institute... More »

Cother Hajat | Oct 31, 2016

Alcohol Use, Brain Health, Workplace Health

Today is World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day (October 10) calls attention to the continuing need for education, awareness, and advocacy on mental health. First celebrated... More »

Cother Hajat & Cary Conway | Oct 10, 2016

Brain Health, Innovative Technology, Nutrition, Physical Activity

Rounding Up the War on Cancer

On September 28, 2016, The Economist hosted its second annual “War on Cancer” event in Boston, Massachusetts. The one-day meeting... More »

Gillian Christie | Oct 7, 2016

Innovative Technology, Physical Activity

Apple’s Quiet Acquisition of Gliimpse

It has emerged that Apple quietly acquired Gliimpse earlier this year. Founded in 2013, Gliimpse is a personal health data... More »

Gillian Christie | Aug 30, 2016

Alcohol Use, Workplace Health

Communicating Non-communicable Diseases: From 3Four50 to 4Four60

In 2003, the Oxford Health Alliance (OHA) proposed 3Four50 to effectively communicate the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The idea... More »

Cheryl Jacobs & Gillian Christie | Aug 25, 2016

Workplace Health

UHC and informal workplaces

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Public–Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety (PPP Forum) held... More »

Cother Hajat | Aug 1, 2016

Workplace Health

Mandela Day: Making a Difference

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made... More »

Gugu McLaren, Sustainability Strategy, Discovery | Jul 18, 2016

Behavioral Economics, Brain Health, Innovative Technology, Physical Activity

Wearables Weekly

Wearables Weekly Brought to you by Sarah Kunkle and Gillian Christie, Wearables Weekly is a weekly newsletter highlighting noteworthy stories... More »

Gillian Christie and Sarah Kunkle | Jun 20, 2016