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CSI: Nonprofit — Case Investigation

By Kathy Swayze, Impact Communications In today’s multi-channel world, a fundraising case for support is not a luxury. It’s a must-have tool for developing compelling fundraising messaging and raising money. Here are the facts:  the world [...]

When a Handshake Isn’t Just a Handshake: Breaking Down the New French-American Dynamic

By Emma Coghlan  It was the cracking of knuckles heard around the world. During a visit to France, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron put their relationship on display for the entire world as an extended, strong [...]

US Autism Rate Increased Some Per CDC Report

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that finds the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among 11 surveillance sites [...]

Be Sure to Tend These Annual Fund Perennials

By Kerri Kerr, Avalon Consulting Group With the next shiny new digital novelty beckoning, you may be tempted to spend your digital budget driving innovation.  But that’s risky. One or more of these digital perennial favorites [...]

Treating Vision Loss

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects more than 1.75 million individuals in the United States. Because the population is aging, that number will increase to almost 3 million by 2020. Between 80 and 90 percent of cases [...]

Do Democratic and Republican doctors treat patients differently at the end of life?

The divide that separates conservative and liberal values may be as wide now as it has ever been in our country. This divide shows itself in areas of everyday life, and health care is no exception. [...]

Animal images used in marketing may skew public perception about their survival risks

Many of the world’s most charismatic animal species – those that attract the largest interest and deepest empathy from the public — are at high risk of extinction in part because many people believe their iconic [...]

The secret to being cool: Try smiling

For many people, one of the unspoken rules for being cool is maintaining an emotionally inexpressive attitude. This message is reinforced through advertisements where fashion models rarely smile and by quotes from celebrities. In an article [...]

Scientists: positive workplace experiences among Americans with disabilities

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire, Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD), have authored a new article that identifies how Americans with disabilities are striving to work and overcoming barriers to employment. Their findings [...]

How social media helps scientists get the message out

Analyzing the famous academic aphorism “publish or perish” through a modern digital lens, a group of emerging ecologists and conservation scientists wanted to see whether communicating their new research discoveries through social media–primarily Twitter–eventually leads to [...]