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According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.
Nearly 300 packages were assembled by dozens of parents and their children inside a Waunakee church as a Thanksgiving offering for the area's hungry and homeless.
The effort was a small, family...more
ANA (All Nippon Airways), a Japanese airline, has joined forces with global innovation organization Ashoka to create a digital charity/donation concept called Blue Wing.
Blue Wing will support...more
Recently, states of Kansas and Texas have conducted suspicion-based drug testing for TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) and Unemployment Insurance applicants.
However, evidence found...more
In the "Obesity (Sometimes) Matters: The Importance of Context in the Relationship between Obesity and Life Satisfaction", the study suggests how one compares weight-wise in his or her community...more
A new study from Duke University, which appears in the Journal of Attention Disorders issue, finds the age at which attention problems arise makes a critical difference in a child's later academic...more
The Montgomery County Summit aims at getting community residents to work and network together, and learn about how they can contribute in fostering economic development.
The Summit will be held on...more
Armstrong Atlantic State University Assistant Professor of Urban History and material culture Dr. Ella Howard publishes her new book, "Homeless: Poverty and Place in Urban America".
Strategies to End Homelessness, an organization that leads a coordinated community effort to fight homelessness, has been assisting the homeless in Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
The Natural Area Preservation and REI have joined together to lead a volunteer stewardship workday to meant to remove invasive shrubs from Furstenberg Nature Area in honor of Martin Luther King...more