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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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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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Nine Great Ways to Achieve Diet and Weight-Loss Success

New York, N.Y. As health-seekers strategize their diet and fitness approach for the holiday gluttony season and those inevitable New Year’s resolutions just beyond, there are a few simple but key considerations that can make all the difference between a successful—and even profitable—weight-loss endeavor and a wellness endeavor that falls far short. In seeking expert […]

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Protecting Earth from ‘Invisible Killer’ is Focus of U.N. Campaign

New York, N.Y.  The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Coalition for Climate and Clean Air (CCAC) and the Government of Norway has launched a global awareness campaign on the dangers of air pollution – especially ‘invisible killers’ such as black carbon, ground-level ozone and methane – for the health of individuals […]

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Eradicating Poverty Means Ending Humiliation and Exclusion

New York, N.Y. Poverty is both a cause and consequence of marginalization and social exclusion, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, stressing that to fulfill the promise of the 2030 Agenda to leave no one behind, “we must address the humiliation and exclusion of people living in poverty.” Pupils receive lunch at Bwerangula Primary […]

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U.N. Health Agency Calls For Stronger Measures Against Zika

New York, N.Y. The United Nations health agency today urged countries across the South-East Asia region to continue to take decisive action to prevent, detect and respond to Zika virus, following news that Thailand has confirmed two cases of Zika-related microcephaly.                                                                           Health worker checking the installation of an anti-mosquito device at the entrance of […]

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UNICEF Gears Up To Vaccinate 41 Million Children After Polio Outbreak

New York, NY – More than 41 million children are expected to get vaccinations against polio as part of a major new health campaign by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Lake Chad basin, aimed at the recent outbreak of polio in north-east Nigeria. UNICEF health worker uses a pen to mark the thumb […]

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U.N. Agencies Deliver Aid to Haiti to Fend Off Cholera Threat

New York, N.Y. 11 October 2016 – One week after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, United Nations agencies are continuing the massive relief effort under way on the ground, scrambling to fend off the threat of cholera, delivering life-saving supplies and rehabilitating damaged infrastructure, such as schools. In Les Cayes, Haiti, hundreds of people who […]

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Culinary Cultural Immersion a Foodie-Forward Travel Trend

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Hair Havoc No More with Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy

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Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

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Take Root at Green Space: Kaley Pruitt Dance and URBAN/TRIBE

Thailand Urged to Loosen Restrictions Around Monarchy Defamation Law

The Dr. Yum Project Offers Casino Night to Help Kids Learn Healthy Eating