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Aerobic Exercise Improves Mild Cognitive Impairment

  New York, N.Y.Adults with the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease might be able to ward off or slow down its progression through aerobic exercise. FILE – Patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia are seen during a therapy session. Alzheimer’s disease is difficult to diagnose in the early stages. It begins with mild cognitive impairment – […]

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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. Note that […]

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U.N. Launches Strategy For Environmental Footprint

New York, N.Y.  Underscoring the importance of environmental protection and management in the work of peacekeeping missions, the United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) today launched a new strategy to maximize its peace operations’ efficiency in the use of natural resources, and to minimize their risk to people, societies and ecosystems. The United Nations […]

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Myanmar: UN Warns of ‘Spiral of Violence’ in Rakhine State

New York,N.Y. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today expressed alarm over reports of serious rights violations in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state that cite allegations of extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests and sexual violence, and a renewed spike in hate speech – including on social media.         […]

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LGBT expert urges partnership to end violence and discrimination

New York, N.Y. Global partnership is needed to end discrimination and violence against the worldwide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, a United Nations human rights expert has told an international conference in Bangkok, Thailand, outlining five key steps that should be taken.                       […]

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China Ponders ADIZ in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI –A Chinese state institution warned this week that Beijing is ready to set up an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the contested South China Sea, giving it the authority to screen foreign aircraft. But analysts say any enforcement would anger other countries without deterring traffic.                 […]

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Health Agency Issues New Guidelines on HIV Self-Testing

New York, N.Y. Ahead of World AIDS Day, marked annually on 1 December, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing, which aim to help millions of people know their HIV status and get treatment.                             […]

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Guardians of Rescue Takes Risks to Rescue Soldier’s Pets in the Middle East

  Animal rescue group is working to relocate military pets in the Middle East to America SMITHTOWN, New York – There are thousands of American soldiers who are serving in the Middle East. Many of them find stray cats and dogs which become their pets. They create bonds, as the soldiers all chip in to care […]

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Peter Reginato- The Unexpected

Is there a better image of the Manhattan iconic art scene than the artist loft?  The clean lines, solid backgrounds and targeted lighting are hard to beat.  That imagery says “art” to even the most untrained eye- we expect it. The exciting part is the “Unexpected”.  The original work by a master that puts the […]

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Architecture Made Tactile: Gabrielle Lamb’s Pigeonwing Dance at Baruch PAC

New York, N.Y. On November 20, Baruch Performing Arts Center presented a pair of works by Gabrielle Lamb, a 2014 Princess Grace Award recipient, at Baruch’s Mason Hall. The first, Tessellations, premiered at New York Live Arts earlier this year and was danced by The Joffrey Ensemble. Pigeonwing Dance, Lamb’s company, performed the world premiere […]

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Water Resources ‘A Reason For Cooperation, Not Conflict

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