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5 Things to Know About the EOD Warrior Foundation Scholarship Program

EOD Warrior Foundation offers scholarships for EOD family members NICEVILLE, Florida – There are 7,000 men and women known as EOD technicians, performing the most dangerous job in our military. EOD stands for Explosive Ordnance Disposal, otherwise known as Bomb Disposal. EOD technicians are highly-trained military members serving in the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air […]

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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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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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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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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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Water Resources ‘A Reason For Cooperation, Not Conflict

New York, N.Y. Noting that three quarters of UN Member States share rivers or lake basins with their neighbours, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the value of water resources as a reason for cooperation, not conflict.                                       […]

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Addiction Not ‘Character Flaw,” Says U.S. Surgeon General

Washington DC, M.D. A top U.S. health official says addiction should no longer be seen as a “character flaw.” U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy made the plea in a new report on substance abuse, called Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health. OxyContin pills. He said the report “aims […]

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South Korea Parliament Votes to Impeach Park

5 Things to Know About the EOD Warrior Foundation Scholarship Program

Veteran Earns “Most Trusted Pet Foods Company” Award 4th Year in a Row

Aerobic Exercise Improves Mild Cognitive Impairment

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U.N. Launches Strategy For Environmental Footprint