Defining Innovation to Foster Success

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH I just finished watching author Steven Johnson’s TED Talk “Where Good Ideas Come From” from TEDGlobal 2010, and was immediately reminded of the importance of having a strong innovation definition and a blog authored by my colleague Scott Orsey, What is Good Program Definition?. In the blog, Scott argues good…

Promoting the Power of Play

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH As a component of the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) program, we include playing with young infants and toddlers and encouraging physical activity as part of a comprehensive obesity prevention strategy. Coupled with breastfeeding promotion and the healthy introduction of complementary foods and beverages, movement and play for young…