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Not sure who to help and how this Giving Tuesday? Think Veterans!

Each year, the first Tuesday that follows Black Friday is known as Giving Tuesday. The event follows a weekend of shoppers out getting bargains and being stuck in spending mode. Giving Tuesday is a day that reminds people to help others through gifts, time, donations, goods, and by using your voice. This year, Paws or […]

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Pediatrician Designs an App to Create Customized Recipes Using Ingredients on Hand

Millions of busy families around the country opt for unhealthy fast food meals for their family. Often times, this is simply because they don’t know what to make on short notice or how that they can actually get a healthy meal on the table quickly. The Dr. Yum Project, a pediatrician-led nonprofit organization is out […]

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Dr. Yum’s Preschool Adventure Program Aims to Help Kids Love their Veggies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9 out of 10 children do not consume enough fruits and vegetables. Considering these foods are nutritional powerhouses that are key in the health of a developing child, one pediatrician has set out to change that. Dr. Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure was created specifically to […]

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Many Children Need to Acquire a Taste for Healthier Food, Parents Play a Huge Role

When it comes to teaching children to eat a healthy diet, patience is necessary. Kids may love a food one day and hate it the next. Some foods may need to be presented 15-20 times before a child takes a liking to it. For pickier eaters, they many need even more tries before accepting an […]

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New W.H.O. Study: 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

New York, N.Y. Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September, a toolkit to help communities to prevent suicides has been released by the World Health Organization, WHO, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. A portrait of a […]

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Ways for Parents to Become Savvy About Hidden Added Sugars

Ask 10 parents how much added sugar their child consumes each day and there’s a good chance that at least 9 of them will have no clue or will underestimate it. In fact, research published in the International Journal of Obesity reported that 92 percent of the parents surveyed in the study underestimated the added sugar content […]

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Indonesia: Islamic Edict Threatens Immunization Efforts

Jakarta, Indonesia. As Indonesia’s health ministry undertakes a huge campaign to immunize 70 million children against rubella and measles, critics say those efforts have been complicated by an edict issued by the country’s top Muslim clerical body, Indonesian Ulema Council, declaring some of the vaccine’s ingredients as forbidden by Islam. While the quasi-governmental body’s edict, […]

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U.S. Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy to Colombia

Washington, D.C. The United States is sending a U.S. Navy hospital ship to Colombia to help treat some of the hundreds of thousands of people who have poured over the border fleeing violence in Venezuela. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Washington from Bogata, Colombia, Friday that he would likely be […]

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