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Dental care: The pathway to health in Teopisca

How can providing fillings for a few children in a small town affect the health of a whole community you might ask?

First lets begin with some background information. 333 more words

Blogging

The History of Doctor Without Borders - Interview with Renée Fox

This April John Hopkins University Press published Renée Fox’s new book, Doctors Without Borders: Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams of Médecins Sans Frontières. Renée Fox is currently both a Professor Emerita of Sociology and the Annenberg Professor Emerita of the Social Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.  1,484 more words

Daily History

Haiku for Healthy Children and Teens: Healthy Eating to Prevent Obesity. A Resource for Mentors, Teachers and Parents

So what do you know about Haiku anyway?  Okay let me remind you: Ancient Japanese form of poetry that uses 17 syllables (or beats) usually configured as 5~7~5 on three lines that makes a big or significant statement with few words. 763 more words

Teens

Straight, No Chaser: The Evidence on the Effectiveness of Corporal Punishment (Spanking)

Although we make exceptions, Straight, No Chaser is not in the opinion business. The primary goal of this blog is to provide you with factual and easily understandable information covering medicine, health care, public health and other relevant areas. 1,564 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally: Workshop Summary (2014)

The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally: Workshop Summary (2014)
Source: Institute of Medicine (IOM); National Research Council

The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally is the summary of a workshop hosted by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally in April 2014 to focus on investments in young children and the cost of inaction.

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