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‘Give Kids a Smile Program’ for New York CIty Kids, Uplifting Humanity

New York, N.Y. My beat covers anything ‘uplifting of humanity,’ such as Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) – a national event organized by the American Dental Association (ADA). It has taken place every year since 2003 all around the United States and is launched on the first Friday in February. This event brings together dentists, dental […]

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Final Trial Results Confirm Ebola Vaccine Provides ‘High Protection’

New York, N.Y. The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has said that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea.                                           […]

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New Year, New You: 9 Ways to Start 2017 Right

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A fresh New Year is upon us and it’s time to recalibrate our self-care strategies to amp up our health, fitness and overall wellness in the months ahead. This is always a great time to turn to the marketplace for innovations that can ease and expedite our endeavors in kind. Here are a few mention-worthy […]

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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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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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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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U.N. Agriculture Agency Calls for Giant Research Leap

New York, N.Y. Combating anti-microbial resistance (AMR) requires much better scientific understanding than now of the myriad of pathways by which resistance emerges and spreads, a United Nations report urges.                                                   […]

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Haiti Launches Massive Cholera Vaccination Campaign

New York, NY, Haiti has launched a massive cholera vaccination campaign in parts of the country devastated by Hurricane Matthew.The campaign, begun Tuesday, is expected to be the world’s largest, targeting 820,000 people. Haitian Red Cross volunteer Jean Zacharie delivers first aid to 1 month old- Deborah Fatima. There have been around 3,500 suspected cases […]

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‘Give Kids a Smile Program’ for New York CIty Kids, Uplifting Humanity

Animal Rescue Group Takes On Dogs Being Left Out in the Cold

Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

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Planning Ahead – Four Fun-Filled Ways to Help EOD Veterans in 2017

5th Annual Schwartz Memorial Plunge

Final Trial Results Confirm Ebola Vaccine Provides ‘High Protection’