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Bridges Self-Management Limited is now operating as a social enterprise.
The organization aims to help stroke survivors get back on the road, fully independent and confident to regain their normal...more
In a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, older cancer survivors in rural areas opt to forgo medical and dental...more
Dr. Robert Zarr, seeking to help kids with obesity and diabetes in Washington D.C., has a different prescription for his patients: take a walk in a park.
He scours his database of green spaces for...more
A University of Cincinnati research details how a mother's influence could be more effective when supported by Web-based, at-home parent education programs.
Adam Knowlden, a former doctoral...more
Three-time national memory champ Nelson Dellis, where he won the 2014 USA Memory Championship on March 29 in New York City, is crusading to raise Alzheimer's awareness and money to fund its research...more
Steve Kraus, director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, calls on a more authentic partnership with the civil society to battle against HIV/AIDS.
According to Kraus, in...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) advances the development of a vaccine to prevent Ebola virus...more
While there is a growing movement to help find work for people with autism, for some of them starting their own business was the solution.
According to Gregg Ireland, co-founder of Extraordinary...more
According to a research entitled "Being Bullied During Childhood and the Prospective Pathways to Self-Harm in Late Adolescence", researchers from the University of Warwick in association with...more