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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

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Oct 2, 2019

Innovation can improve our work in many different areas of life. Sometimes it springs from old ideas. On this episode, we talk with social science researcher Lanae Hood of Meredith College. When trying to improve nutrition among food assistance program participants, she looked outside and brought together community partners in one North Carolina town by taking an old idea that offered a new way to affect people's diets.