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1918 Legacy-Better Flu Shots
AP, Health, News
A century after one of history's most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking how to guard against another super-flu like...
"Sad" by tamckile licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
More than 1.7 million children in the U.S. will be heavily impacted by the removal of the Children Health Insurance...
"Pills" by Jamie licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Researchers have tested and developed what they are calling a mini pillbox that patients can swallow once a week that...
Jeanne-Larson-Poster-2
Health, Previews
Jeanne Larson, Executive Director of Northern Dental Access Center, discusses how the center caters to underserved communities to help solve...
Medicaid Work Requirements
AP, Health, News
According to a new poll reported by the Pew Research Center many Americans are concerned with not-so-successful U.S. efforts to...
"U.S. Mission Organizes Blood Donation Event to Save Lives" by U.S. Mission Uganda licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Blood banks are experiencing shortages in donations due to extreme weathers that have caused several blood drives to shut down....
HIV Prevention Pill
AP, Health, News
NEW YORK (AP) — From gritty neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles to clinics in Kenya and Brazil, health...
Greg-Sroda-Poster-2
Health, Previews
Greg Sroda, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, discusses overcoming limited budgets to deliver its high-demand programs...
"Rough day" by JON_CF licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
In order to combat the rising number of children who face mental health issues, many pediatricians are making screenings an...
YE Genetic Frontiers Breakthrough Year
AP, Health, News
After decades of hope and high promise, this was the year scientists really showed they could doctor DNA to successfully...
"Kids on the iPad" by Thijs Knaap licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
According to new reports, children who excessively use digital devices could develop nearsightedness.   ...
Martha_Ryan
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...
"2012 Fall CBC Health Braintrust" by Maryland GovPics licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A new report suggests that obesity and poverty are a few of the primary factors contributing to higher risk of...
"0260" by CIA DE FOTO licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
Earlier this week the court ruled the the Environmental Protection Agency must increase the limit on the amount of lead...
"DSC_2243" by Chabad Lubavitch licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
Many Houston citizens are being advised to leave their neighborhoods or demolish their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. ...
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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....
"Untitled" by Ernest Duffoo licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics there were more than 63,000 deaths in 2016 alone caused...
Drug Overdoses Life Expectancy
AP, Health, News
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. deaths from drug overdoses skyrocketed 21 percent last year, and for the second straight year...
"FDA Cleared" by VasenkaPhotography licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
The FDA announced earlier this week that it would take a more aggressive, critical stance on examining homeopathic treatments, especially...
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...
"John W. Hickenlooper" by Aranami licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor is asking state lawmakers for emergency funding to keep a children's health insurance program operating...
Robot Cat
AP, Foundations, Health, News
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Imagine a cat that can keep a person company, doesn't need a litter box and can...
MED--Genetic Frontiers-Blindness-Gene Therapy
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday approved the nation's first gene therapy for an inherited disease, a treatment...
James Siegal
Children & Families, Health, Previews
James Siegal, CEO of KaBOOM! discusses the importance of play in the development of kids....

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