By The Aspen Institute
September 1, 2016
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1. Splash pads are the new public pools.

By Alissa Walker in Curbed

2. Yes, it’s possible to lose weight with the help of apps and wearables. Here’s how.

By Cynthia McKelvey in the Daily Dot

3. To consume less plastic, we can use food wrappers you can eat.

By Randy Rieland in Smithsonian

4. Can nurses be a secret weapon against opioid addiction?

By Christine Vestal at the Pew Charitable Trusts

5. Older Americans take too many medications. Here’s a solution.

By Anna Gorman in PBS Newshour

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