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AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has...
"Retiree resources abound at annual appreciation day" by Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Health experts at the American Heart Association issued new guidelines for high blood pressure earlier this week, which likely means...
Teen Suicides
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
CHICAGO (AP) — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged...
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Health, Previews
Greg Sroda, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, discusses overcoming limited budgets to deliver its high-demand programs...
"Bhupendra Sheoran, Executive Director of YTH at a workshop" Photo Courtesy of: YTH
Children & Families, Health, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Excerpt: Youth Health Tech has helped hundreds of youth around the globe to overcome their most urgent health challenges...
"bill gates" by Sebastian Vital licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Foundations, Health, News
SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.   ...
Sex And Hearts
AP, Health, News
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to...
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Children & Families, Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
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Education, Health, News
Starting in 2018, New York elementary, middle and high schools will be required to integrate mental health education into health...
"Movember coffee" by Kristina Alexanderson licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, Health, News
In the last decade and a half, the Movember Foundation has raised well over $750 million in funds for men’s...
"2014/365/307 Eight Bottles" by Alan Levine licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Scientists have created insulin producing cells for diabetics. Although they haven’t yet been tested on humans, there have been clinical...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Environment, Foundations, Health, Previews
Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
Health Overhaul Sign Ups
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 600,000 people signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act in the first week...
"Paul Kawata at the United States Conference on AIDS" Photo Courtesy of:  National Minority AIDS Council
Health, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with National Minority AIDS Council executive director Paul Kawata on the organization’s mission to extend treatment...
Harvard Elton John
AP, Foundations, Health, News
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Elton John has been honored at Harvard University for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and...
Bebe Anderson
Children & Families, Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Bebe Anderson, VP of US Legal Program at Center for Reproductive Rights discusses the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated...
Overcoming Opioids ER Pain Relief
AP, Health, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors...
In this Nov. 2, 2017, photo, John Fisher, director of Licking County Job & Family Services, discusses in Newark, Ohio. Ohio's opioid crisis is stretching the state's foster care system as more and more children are removed from the homes of their drug-addicted parents, leading to ballot requests Tuesday for more funding. The agency is then asking voters to approve $3.9 million in additional annual funding, on top of the same amount the department already receives. It's the first request for new money in more than three decades, said Fisher. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)
AP, Health, News
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's opioid crisis is stretching the state's foster care system as more and more children are...
"Macenta Burial Team" by CDC Global licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, Health, News
Red Cross confirmed on Friday that well over $6 million of the $124 million meant to help fight the Ebola...
James Siegal
Children & Families, Health, Previews
James Siegal, CEO of KaBOOM! discusses the importance of play in the development of kids....
"Drunk" by Chris Yarzab licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Health, Justice & Poverty, News
With the majority of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, severe health issues are negatively affecting many workers.   ...
"sad" by Joe Penna licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Health, News
Researchers at the Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging have begun to test a machine that can predict if an individual...
Trump Opioids
AP, Health, News
President Donald Trump's commission on the opioid crisis called Wednesday for more drug courts, more training for doctors and penalties...
Susan L. Solomon Preview
Foundations, Health, Previews
Susan L. Solomon discusses the first privately-funded stem cell laboratory in the nation that accelerates cures for the major diseases...

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