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Older Grandfathers Prone to Having Grandkids with Autism
New research finds that grandfathers who have children at older ages are prone to having grandchildren with autism rather than those who are younger grandfathers. The research, recently published...more



YES! Program Tells Young People to Just Breathe
In the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, a research team from the UCLA Department of Psychiatry conducted a study on the Youth Empower Seminar, or YES!, a youth-based seminar that...more

Determining Number of Homeless Youth a Major Concern in Victoria
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness released a report stating that youth homelessness is a growing concern in the region. The biggest challenge is determining the number of homeless...more

Dignity Arizone Appoints New VP of Philanthropy
Dignity Health Arizona has recently announced that it has named Diane Abraham as the new Vice President of Philanthropy. Abraham was previously president of Dignity Health Foundation East Valley,...more

UNESCO Integrates Preservation of World Heritage Sites for Sustainable Tourism
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) integrates a unique approach to improve the lives of locals and subdue poverty by promoting cultural heritage and...more

CPR Act Reintroduced to Revitalize Urban Areas
Formerly entitled the Urban Revitalization and Livable Communities Act, the legislation is now reintroduced called the Community Parks Revitalization (CPR) Act. The CPR Act taps on the success of...more

Mayor Bill de Blasio Pulls Out Homeless Children from Notorious City-run Shelters
Following the landmark five-part series on the plight of 12-year old Dasani Coates and her family, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration swiftly took action by removing homeless kids in two...more

Primary Care Physicians: Key Resource For Abused Women In Rural Areas?
According to Penn State medical and public health researchers, primary care physicians in rural communities do not routinely screen women for intimate partner violence (IPV). To address this...more

Blint Volunteer Pianist Provides Joy To Cancer Patients Through Music
Sharon Gill, a blind pianist who volunteers at the Essentia Health Cancer Center, has been bringing joy and entertainment to cancer patients through her music. Gill might not be able to see how...more

The 411 on Homelessness
Homelessness is ever-growing. This 411 on homelessness provides facts and key findings about the homeless in America. According to various homeless agencies and organizations in America, there is...more





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