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Back-to-School Busy Schedules Call for Simple Family Meals

Fredericksburg, Va – The Nutrition Journal reports that Americans have shifted toward eating out more and cooking at home less. With busy work and back-to-school schedules, many parents find it difficult to find the time to make home-cooked meals. Yet the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reports that the amount of time spent on food […]

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Tips for Exercising Through Pregnancy

FAIRFAX, Virginia – A common question that many women have when pregnant is whether or not they should continue with their exercise programs. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), almost all women can and should be physically active during pregnancy. They recommend that women aim for around 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, one that […]

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Gamifying Good Health: Cash-Curated Wellness

Courtesy of HealthyWage

Recently released study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative dialogue given the prevalence of overweight and obesity has more than doubled in the past three decades, leading to rising rates of non-communicable […]

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Myanmar Mobile Project Helps Lift Young Workers Out of Poverty

  New York, N.Y. It’s six o’clock in the evening, Saw Ku Do reviews his English lessons shortly after finishing an 11-hour shift serving food and sweeping the floor at the tea shop where he works. “Dog, cat, pig,” he said while looking at his notebook. Saw Ku Do, age 15, only has a second […]

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Investing in Poor Children Saves More Lives Per Dollar Spent, UNICEF Study Finds

  New York, N.Y. Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money than investing in less deprived groups, saving almost twice as many lives for every $1 million spent, according to a new study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “The evidence is compelling: […]

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Jordan’s ‘Pay As You Like’ Bookstore Saved by Crowd-Funding

  New York, N.Y. For years, Hamzeh AlMaaytah nurtured a community of book lovers in Jordan, keeping his bookstore in Amman’s old center open around the clock, encouraging customers to linger over rare treasures and often allowing them to set the price for a purchase. His supporters recently had a chance to repay him when […]

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Food Insecurity Threatens Children in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia – UNICEF

New York, N.Y. Calling for immediate humanitarian action amid rising malnutrition, thirst and disease, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today that millions of lives are at risk in four countries stretching from Africa to the Middle East. The welcome announcement of an end to famine conditions in South Sudan earlier this week should not […]

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From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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Young Refugees Cleared to Travel to Waiting US Foster Families

Back-to-School Busy Schedules Call for Simple Family Meals

How One Man Went from Homeless to Successful Entrepreneur

Back to School Bash Benefiting the EOD Warrior Foundation