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This is no night cap!

This is a bottle of whiskey of which 45% is pure alcohol/ethanol

There is nothing comforting about this level of heavy alcohol


Getting older doesn’t have to mean getting smaller

2014 saw the launch in England of the first national Malnutrition Prevention Programme pilot schemes. Backed by the government, the scheme focuses on raising awareness of symptoms in the over-65s and involves care home staff, doctors, dietitians and nursing staff in hospitals, GP surgeries and in community settings. 509 more words


Eradicating Malnutrition Amongst Women And Children

“Close to a billion people – one-eighth of the world’s population – still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors . 671 more words

United Nations

Deworming Grade School Children

I have a grade school child and, as an American, I can barely conceive what this would be like; I get request for money for the PTA and book fair announcements. 579 more words


Amid apathy, child deaths due to malnutrition continue in Melghat

Published in The Hindu on August 4, 2013

Four year old Ravina, one of the fourteen children at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Center (NRC) in Dharani tehsil of Amravati district of Maharashtra, cannot walk on her own. 833 more words

Human Interest

My right to be fed....

The abysmal condition of nutrition in India, both under nutrition and over nutrition, has crept into the global development agenda recently, with increasing focus from academicians, policymakers and activists. 626 more words