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How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Can What You Eat Affect Your Mental Health?
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10 Behaviors of High Achievers
Robert Browning said, 'A man's reach should exceed his grasp,' but always reaching for the stars can be exhausting. It's not for everyone.
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For this reason, FAO has stepped up its efforts to help governments and partners incorporate social protection into national development strategies and policies Here are five positive impacts directly derived from social protection measures Social protection boosts family income and food security – by providing income (cash) or consumption (food) transfers.…
How America's Poor Sell Their Blood Plasma to Get By
"Donating" twice a week isn't an act of charity—it's a job.
Hope for Huntington's: Walk in Duluth to help fund research that...
Katie Weikum is living her life knowing she faces a 50-50 chance of one day having a chronic, progressive, genetic disease.The 25-year-old from Maple Grove, Minn., also knows that a genetic test is available to conclusively determine whether she will one day suffer from Huntington's disease or not. She...
How to Recycle Mattresses
Trying to dispose of a mattress? Find a mattress recycling location in your area using our recycling search tool found at the end of this article.
What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.