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Global Citizens Come Together for Earth Day

Showing the power of ordinary people working together to solve climate change and end extreme poverty by 2030, Global Citizen and Earth Day organizers are creating a special day of music and inspiration on the grounds of the Washington Monument in DC this weekend. With performances from No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J….

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Newsday Tuesday – Liberian Nurse Studying at Emory University

Fatu Kekula was just a year away from finishing nursing school in her home country of Liberia when the Ebola crisis hit. With schools closed, she wasn’t able to finish her degree. Then, personal tragedy struck when her mother, father, sister, and cousin contracted Ebola. The young nurse took action with the limited supplies within…

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Five Reasons to Mark Your Calendar for May 1

Mother’s Day is around the corner and that means it’s almost time for Moms +SocialGood! In honor of Mother’s Day, Moms +SocialGood is a one-day event dedicated to the power of mothers and families to create a better future for their communities.   Each year, moms and those who care about them gather to draw attention to some…

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Every Woman Deserves the Chance to Live Through Childbirth

The last time Faridah Luyiga Mwanje saw her sister Remie alive, she was preparing to give birth to her fourth child at a top private hospital in Kampala, Uganda.  Remie bled to death as a consequence of delivery complications and because the hospital didn’t have any blood on hand. When the announcement callings for donors…

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Newsday Tuesday: Better Shelters from IKEA Help Refugees

IKEA’s revolutionary flat packed furniture and clean designs have influenced modern living.  While many of us have injured thumbs in the process of putting together furniture, most of us have some IKEA staples in our homes. So it may not come as a surprise that The IKEA Foundation is putting some of the company’s design…

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World Health Day 2015: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe

Once food is on our plate, we rarely consider the journey it took to get there. With globalization, there’s a chance that some, if not all, of what you’re eating came from the other side of the country, or even the world. Whether your food has come from another country, or even from your local…

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How Much Sugar Is Too Much?

Everywhere we look there are recommendations about sugar: how much, what kind, what time of day, only with certain foods—it can be very confusing. We want to be sure we’re not giving our kids (or ourselves!) too much, but how do we know what those limits should be? The World Health Organization (WHO) has released…

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Ten Tips for Parents to Protect Kids When Disaster Strikes

When disaster strikes, parents want to do anything they possibly can to help their children recover. Even when they’re no longer directly in harm’s way, children still need guidance and comfort to remain, and feel, safe. Save the Children specializes in helping children in emergency situations. Since Hurricane Katrina, more than 1 million children affected…

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Newsday Tuesday: Childhood Tuberculosis, A Hidden Epidemic

6-year-old Bukenya Hethiri lives with his mother in Uganda’s capital city of Kampala. For more than three years he coughed without relief. One day in 2014 a voice shouting loudly was heard in his village. It was this voice that ultimately provided Bukenya with an answer to the years-long coughing spell: a medical diagnosis of…

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Treating Ebola: A Nurse Shares Her Story

“I found myself hesitant as I stood in front of the boarding gate of my last connecting flight – the flight that would take me into the heart of the Ebola outbreak.” Kelly Suter (MSN, RN) is a volunteer nurse with International Medical Corps. When she decided last fall to join in the fight against Ebola…

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