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Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for Breakfast?

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Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for Breakfast?

Starting a cereal company may seem like a strange way to teach a child about the presidential election. But that’s exactly what one Miami couple did. Sandy and Giselle Cueto came up with a unique way to teach their daughter, Hannah, about the election process— by starting a cereal business. Together they launched a company [...]

How Americans Waste the Food

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How Americans Waste the Food

In the U.S., 40 percent of all food goes uneaten each year, at a cost of $162 billion annually. Consumers are responsible for 40 percent of this waste—more than any other part of the supply chain. It’s a problem that costs the average family of four roughly $1,500 per year. The Ad Council and the [...]

Baby with Albinism Murdered in Malawi

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Baby with Albinism Murdered in Malawi

The horrific murder of a two-year-old girl with albinism highlights the failure by the Malawi’s authorities to protect this vulnerable group, said Amnesty International following the discovery of her skull, teeth and the clothes she was wearing in Balantha Hill in Kasungu district. The child, Whitney Chilumpha, had been missing since being abducted from her [...]

Dying Latino Calls for Aid-in-Dying Laws

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Dying Latino Calls for Aid-in-Dying Laws

A young Latino man dying of brain cancer, Miguel Carrasquillo, has recorded a bilingual video for nonprofit organization Compassion & Choices to urge state lawmakers nationwide to pass laws to give terminally ill adults the option of medical aid in dying. The video was released to promote National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) this Sat., April [...]

Documentary Reveals How Airlines Prepare and Deliver Meals

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Documentary Reveals How Airlines Prepare and Deliver Meals

A full-length documentary film from Nik Loukas – creator of InFlightFeed.com – will pull back the curtain on how airlines source, prepare and deliver meals to passengers at 35,000 feet. “The Inflight Food Trip” figures to reveal a world that few passengers ever see. Loukas is working together with Producer / Director James Mellor of [...]

How the World Is Aging: Japan is the Oldest

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How the World Is Aging: Japan is the Oldest

America’s 65-and-over population is projected to nearly double over the next three decades, ballooning from 48 million to 88 million by 2050. However, the U.S. Census Bureau projects the U.S. population will age at a slower rate compared with other countries. Worldwide, the 65-and-over population will more than double to 1.6 billion by 2050, according [...]

New Technologies Needed to Aid Small Farmers: FAO

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New Technologies Needed to Aid Small Farmers: FAO

The head of the United Nations agricultural agency has called for great use of agroecology, biotechnology and other creative tools to eradicate hunger, fight malnutrition, and achieve sustainable agriculture. Speaking at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels, José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) stressed the need [...]

Angola Grapples with Yellow Fever

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Angola Grapples with Yellow Fever

The outbreak, which was first reported in the capital city Luanda in December 2015, has since spread to 6 of the country’s 18 provinces. “Such outbreaks usually occur in tropical rainforests,” explains Dr Sergio Yactayo, expert on epidemic diseases at WHO. “With the majority of cases reported in the capital city Luanda, the situation is [...]

Are People with Albinism Humans or Ghosts?

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Are People with Albinism Humans or Ghosts?

People with albinism are being hunted for witchcraft rituals, their body parts hacked off with machetes, and even having their graves desecrated, a United Nations expert warned Tuesday in her first report to the UN Human Rights Council. “Dangerous myths feed these attacks on innocent people: many erroneously believe people with albinism are not human [...]

Ebola Flare-Up Is Over in Sierra Leone: WHO

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Ebola Flare-Up Is Over in Sierra Leone: WHO

The latest flare-up of Ebola in Sierra Leone is over, the United Nations health agency reported Thursday. But it cautioned that the West African region remains at risk and should remain on alert. “Today marks another milestone in the country’s effort to defeat Ebola,” the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement praising “rapid [...]

Scientology Volunteers Help Fiji Recover from Cyclone

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Scientology Volunteers Help Fiji Recover from Cyclone

Pastor Alfred (Alfy) Waqa and his team of 10 Volunteer Ministers are helping their village of Nalalawa, Fiji, recover from Cyclone Winston. The storm rampaged through the island on February 20, killing 42. With wind gusts near its center at some 200 miles per hour, Cyclone Winston is the strongest tropical storm ever measured in [...]

Submit Your Work for Young Lions Health Award

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Submit Your Work for Young Lions Health Award

Lions Health, the Festival and Awards that celebrates life-changing creativity in healthcare communications, and UNICEF launch the 2016 Young Lions Health Award. The competition, now in its second year, challenges young creatives and marketers to develop an integrated marketing toolkit that will raise awareness among caregivers about the importance of play in fostering children’s cognitive, [...]