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Celebrating the 48th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
In light of the 48th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid's passage into law, thousands of seniors and low-income working individuals and families have easy access to medical care. Now, thanks to...more



Head Start Unveils Donor-Funded Classroom
Due to the sequestration and present government shutdown, Head Start battles on to keep afloat. Head Start opens the doors to its donor-funded classroom. The Community Partnership for Child...more

Youth: More Volunteer Engagement
The Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor encourages youth to be more involved in volunteer work. Rosmah Mansor reasons that volunteerism practice lays the foundation for a united...more

Low Levels of Exercise and Heavy Use of Electronic Media Result to Increased Health Risks Among Children
A University of Eastern Finland study finds that low levels of physical activity and heavy use of electronic media are associated with increased risk factors for type 2 diabetes and vascular diseases...more

Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Investment for Social Enterprise
Founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit, has supported the launch of the Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy (YVP) investment program. The YVP investment program seeks to boost investment in social...more

Medicaid, A Key Player in Vermontís Health Care Reforms
Vermont Medicaid covers most health care services in Vermont. Under Vermont Blueprint for Health, most Medicaid's eligible recipients will be provided by medical homes with community health programs...more

Taylor High School Teacher to Promote Volunteer Work
Recent reports stated that teacher Jeremy Luna has expressed his desire for Taylor High School to be known as the most philanthropic high school in its area. Luna plans to accomplish this by...more

ALERT: Creating Healthy Communities As Part Of Energy\
The ALERT Project, which consists of scientists, health care professionals, and concerned citizens who have years of experience dealing with the human health and the costs of oil dependency, provides...more

Women Abused Early in Life Tend to have Children with Autism
Women who suffered from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse early in life is more inclined to bear children with autism. The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) conducted the study, led by...more




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