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Telemedicine, An Effective Way to Solve Childhood Obesity in Rural Areas
A UC Davis research published in the American Journal of Medical Quality found that HEALTH-COP (Healthy Eating Active Living TeleHealth Community of Practice) improved health in rural communities...more



Molecular Process Discovery Could Provide Treatment for Cocaine Dependents
Michigan State University (MSU) scientists recently discovered a molecular pathway in the brain prompted by cocaine dependency that could supply a target for treatments to prevent or repeal addiction...more

Blood Lead Levels in Kids Create Recurring Fluctuation When Exposed to Airborne Dust
Over 367,000 children in Detroit have been involved in a nine-year study that reports a baffling repetitive fluctuation in blood lead levels resulting from lead-contaminated airborne dust. The...more

Cleveland Clinic Reveals Pancreatic Function Restoration by Bariatric Surgery
The Cleveland Clinic researchers, in part of the Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently (STAMPEDE) study, find that gastric bypass surgery reverts diabetes by...more

HPV Vaccine Completion Rates Alarmingly Low
According to new findings from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), researchers have found alarming trends regarding the completion rates for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series...more

Young Adults with Autism Face Employment and Independent Living Challenges
Two recent published studies highlight how young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) would find difficulty in finding success in employment and independent living. In the Journal of the...more

Youth Mental Health Study Further Improved Access to Youth Services
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a project that shows two in five young people receiving youth mental health services are experiencing concurrent mental health and substance use...more

Life Expectancy of Older Women Continues to Improve in Developed Nations
According to a study that will soon appear in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, the life expectancy of women aged 50 years and older continues to improve. The findings note that the...more

Better Access to Fruits and Veggies Fail to Curb Obesity Problem
In a surprising new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University, US neighborhood grocery store initiative that improves access to healthy foods is...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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How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?


How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?

Giveback Homes, founded by Blake Andrews in August, is a network of real estate agents, home builders, mortgage brokers and interior designers. Each member shell out $50 monthly to get listed on Giveback Homes’ website and acquire marketing support.Donors can decide how much, and how often, they want to donate to a good cause.




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