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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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5 Problem-Solving Self-Care Solutions

Courtesy PrivateRX

Ever on the hunt for consumer goods that solve ubiquitous annoyances, I’ve come across a selection of self-care solutions that can be of benefit during the spring and summer seasons in particular. Here are five mention-worthy items that may just enhance your hair, skin and dietary regime in the months ahead. Essential Eyebrow Solution (www.EssentialEyebrowSolution.com) […]

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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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Join the EOD 133 Memorial Workout to Support Fallen Soldiers Families

Veteran Journalist Becomes South Sudan MP

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