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Fighting Poverty Crucial to Tackling Child Health Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, health care, poverty, crisis, low income, health problems )

- 628 days ago -
It's no secret that there are long-term consequences of poverty. Health outcomes by income and race, much like education outcomes, show a clear correlation between being low-income and suffering health problems
Romney-Ryan's Real Poverty Plan: Soak the Poor
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, Medicaid, poverty, healthcare, government, risks, safety, women, warning, children, babies, disease, illness, medicine, protection, society, treatment, nutrition, republicans, lies, usa, elections, ethics, dishonesty, candidates )

- 944 days ago -
Sometimes it's better to lay out the facts simply and starkly, because Romney's priorities really are pretty stark: He wants to cut taxes on the rich and cut spending on the poor. That's Romney's real poverty plan.
Untreated Mental Illness the Invisible Fallout of War and Poverty
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, mental illness, study, war, poverty, health, humans, illness, ethics, healthcare )

- 960 days ago -
Globally, close to 450 million people have mental health disorders, with more than 75 percent living in developing countries. Many are shut away or locked up. Few are ever treated, health experts say.
Map the Gap: 16 Million Children Go to Bed Hungry in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: hunger, food insecurity, poverty, children, food, help, 16 million children, lack of jobs, low wages )

- 969 days ago -
I know this sterile term, food insecurity, is used in this video, but let us call it what it is, hunger. Children and adults are going hungry in the richest Country in the world. How is that 1% ? Find your area to see how many near you and sign Petition.
Study Paints Picture of Aging, Homeless Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, homelessness, more vets homeless, sick, poverty, VA's Healthcare for Homeless Veterans, male/female veterans )

- 1216 days ago -
Veterans are significantly more likely to be homeless than civilian adults, and these homeless vets are getting steadily older and sicker, researchers reported on Friday.
ACTION ALERT: Demand Wider Adoption Of The Elder Economic Security Initiative To Help The Elderly Poor! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly humans, healthcare, poverty, protection, economic security, safety )

- 1365 days ago -
Older Americans are finding that after years of work and contributing to those programs that were designed to provide economic security in late life, the benefits received from Social Security and Medicare are still inadequate in covering food, housing,
BURUNDI: Displaced Women in Bujumbura Risk HIV Rather Than Hunger
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, HIV / AIDS, risk, hunger, Burundi, Africa, sex for money, unprotected, women, poverty, gender, food security, IDPs, displaced, desperate, conflict )

- 1492 days ago -
Desperate dn displaced, some Burundian women will do anything, including have unprotected sex for money, to escape the dreadful living conditions in the Bujumbura suburb of Sabe, where more than 480 families of IDPs have lived for several years.
Poverty Increases Vulnerability to Tuberculosis (TB)
Health & Wellness  (tags: tuberculosis, world, poverty, health, illness, nutrition, interesting, prevention, research, treatment, death, disease )

Sally Ann
- 1665 days ago -
At the consultative workshop organized by the TB and poverty sub-working group of Stop TB Partnership in India (29-30 October 2010), it was clear that TB continues to affect societys most vulnerable - those who live in abject poverty,
TAKE ACTION : Secure the Future - Invest in Every Child
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION, healthcare, children, poverty, secure future, Democrat, Republican or Independent, Members of Congress, Send Your Message )

- 1899 days ago -
In the richest nation on earth, more than 8 million children are without health coverage and more than 14 million live in poverty. We must demand that our leaders commit to helping children as a condition of our vote. Tell your Members of Congress
Saving the African Child
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, infant mortality, poverty, poverty, educating women, Africa, survival )

- 2019 days ago -
Dr Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija says what she went through after losing two children made her understand the pain other women undergo. She counts as an achievement educating disadvantaged women on simple ways to ensure babies survive the first 28 days after
Sign Petition: For Mother's Day, Get Critical Aid to New Mothers Worldwide
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, mothers, day, children, pregnancy, disease, death, mortality, newborns, poor, poverty, prevention, child, aid, risks, health, safety, treatment, medicine, protection, women, society, culture )

- 2211 days ago -
Target: U.S. House of Representatives. Around the world, more than 25,000 children under the age of 5 die every day from preventable and treatable diseases, and about 536,000 women die from pregnancy and birth-related causes. That's simply unacceptable.
Sign Petition: Fight the #1 Killer of Children Worldwide
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, Pneumonia, poverty, vaccines, prevention, protection, treatment, medicine, safety, health, illness, disease, risks, humans, healthcare )

- 2229 days ago -
Pneumonia is the #1 killer of children. 2 million children under 5 die every year. Many more endure pain and suffering. Make reducing child pneumonia deaths a top global priority for our representatives and get vaccines to the world's poorest children.
Designer Focuses on Marketing Adjustable Eyeglasses at $1 a Pair
Health & Wellness  (tags: eyesight, eyeglasses, research, age, World Health Organization, world, poverty, Opticians, goodnews )

- 2284 days ago -
The Sci Am reports about new hope for more than 153 million people around the world with poor or no eyesight who according to the World Health Organization (WHO), either don't have access to or can't afford vision correction.
Abandoning the Poor, the Elderly, the Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital closings, poverty, health insurance, Detroit, Riverview, Ascension Health )

- 2420 days ago -
Ascension Health, the largest non-profit operator of hospitals in the US, posted a last-year profit of $351 million. But they closed Riverview Hospital on Detroit's poverty-stricken east side operated by their Detroit "health ministry."
The Prem Rawat Foundation Brings Food and Water to Children in Cambodia
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, water, children, poverty, care, prem rawat, donation )

- 2679 days ago -
TPRF has made a grant to the Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF) to bring food and water to more than 300 children in three centers for children of very poor families on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, the capital. One child at the CCF shelter explained that she

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