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How parental unemployment impacts children’s health in the long run
Children with jobless parents are likelier to experience ill health when they become adults. Understanding how children are affected at different ages and how gender and education affect outcomes can help policymakers improve lives and cut spending.
5 facts that will change the way you think about global health
How can we make the world a healthier place? Learn how to improve global health with these five findings.
Post-Brexit medicine approvals: what we know
Has the UK fulfilled its ambition to break free from Brussels and give patients faster access to new drugs as they emerge? Or has Brexit only increased red tape and made the UK a less attractive market for innovation?
2022 in business: 10 of the top IB Knowledge articles of the year
We take a look at some of this year's most popular IB Knowledge articles
How to create effective health taxes and change human behaviour
A new book from Imperial College Business School's Centre for Health Economics & Policy Innovation and the World Health Organization proposes a new role for health taxes tells us exactly why policymakers should care about health taxes
How can individuals break stigmatised barriers?
Professor Sankalp Chaturvedi explores how stigma in public health ruins lives and livelihoods
The pandemic divide: how COVID-19 has increased health inequalities
Rather than being a greater leveller, the pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities, hitting people on lower incomes and those from ethnic minority backgrounds hardest
The COVID-19 recession and health
Professor James Banks, Heidi Karjalainen and Professor Carol Propper consider how the COVID-19 recession will influence future health
Could regulating the retail food environment promote healthy choices and stem the tide of obesity?
It’s the cues in our environment that encourage overeating: regulating the food retail market could be an important part of the solution
Can reformulating everyday processed foods help to combat chronic disease?
Changing the nutrient profile of processed foods could improve the health of entire populations, but it must be part of a broader strategy to be effective
How the internet is changing childbirth
The internet has made healthcare information easily accessible and as a result, the relationship between doctors and patients is changing one of the world’s most common medical procedures
Can changes to school food help to tackle childhood obesity?
Schools have a critical part to play in providing food environments that support healthy eating habits, but efforts will be futile if governments don’t dismantle neighbourhoods that tend to cause obesity