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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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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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Worthy Health, Wellness and Personal Care Wares

Courtesy of Perfect Fitness

San Diego, CA. A fresh New Year is here and, with it, comes the annual ritual of revving up our personal care, health and wellness routines. In kind, I have compiled this list of worthy wares to assist the throngs who are collectively striving to look and feel great all year through, whether to bolster […]

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Sanitation Now U.N. Human Right, Protecting Against Deadly Infection

New York, N.Y.  With more than 2.5 billion people worldwide, one third of the total population, living without access to proper toilets, the United Nations General Assembly has recognised sanitation as a separate human right in a bid to curb a major source of deadly infections. A child washes himself in Kallyanpur, a slum in […]

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English Found to Have Better Teeth Than Americans

Washington, D.C. Americans have long teased British people for having bad teeth, but a new study shows Americans actually have more dental problems. Teeth by David Shankbone. Courtesy of Wikipedia. Look no further than fictional British spy, Austin Powers’ jaundiced, toothy smile to get the picture. “Contrary to popular belief, our study showed that the oral […]

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World AIDS Day with ‘New Hope’ as Momentum Builds to End by 2030

New York, N.Y. The first World AIDS Day since political leaders committed to ending the epidemic by 2030 as part of the United Nations-led Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has generated “new hope” to break the epidemic and keep it from rebounding in “an unparalleled opportunity to change the course of history for ever.” Photo: UNAIDS. “This […]

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World AIDS Day: UNICEF Urges More Investment, Access to Treatment

New York, N.Y. An estimated 1.1 million HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted, but disparity in access to treatment is hampering progress towards reaching a global goal of reducing new infections in children by 90 per cent, the United Nations Children’s Fund. Posha, living with HIV, participated in the Option B+ programme, […]

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