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Children’s Dental Health Month: Oral Health Dentist Offers Advice

New York, N.Y.  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, making it a great time to look at how families around the country are caring for their children’s teeth. Most parents believe they are doing the right thing by opting for popular brands of toothpaste and colorful products that will catch their child’s attention. Yet […]

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Navigating the Road Home from War

New York, N.Y. This year, 2016, marks America’s 15th consecutive year of war – the longest stretch of conflict in our nation’s history. Fortunately, a grateful and generous American public continues to honor the service and sacrifice of not only our military members, but also their families, evidenced by donations to many great nonprofit organizations and […]

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U.N.: WikiLeaks Founder Arbitrarily Detained by Sweden, U.K.

Geneva, Switzerland. Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, which published confidential diplomatic information, has been arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the United Kingdom since his arrest in London in December 2010, as a result of the legal action against him by both Governments, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said today. Photo: […]

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New Stamps Promoting LGBT Equality Worldwide Unveiled at U.N.

New York, N.Y. The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) today unveiled a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal – a global U.N. campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality launched and led by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). U.N. Free and Equal postage […]

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Governments Must Act to Reverse Alarming Rise in Childhood Obesity

New York, N.Y. Facing a global epidemic in childhood obesity with the number of overweight children under five on track to jump from 42 million to 70 million over the next decade, a United Nations report today called on governments to reverse the trend by promoting healthy foods and physical activity. Children play outdoors at […]

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Engineering a Better Future: Engineers Without Borders

Adelaide, Australia. Julian O’’Shea is part of a multinational team of engineers who believe everyone in their profession should be an agent of change for a more just and environmentally sustainable world. Long Sokhon, one of the early users of the biodigester project. Tonle Sap lake, Cambodia. Photographer: Jeff McAllister. Engineers without Borders (Australia) is a […]

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‘Renewable Energy Limitless,’ says U.N.’s Ban at Global Debate

New York, N.Y. Everyone involved in energy—governments, the private sector, investors and financial institutions, cities, and people everywhere–has understood that we can no longer burn our way to global prosperity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today at a debate hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Financial Times. Credit: UNEP. “We […]

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Children’s Dental Health Month: Oral Health Dentist Offers Advice

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