Health

The #DisabledJoy Movement Wants To Celebrate Happiness Too

Tired of the narrative that being disabled is a personal failure in mainstream media, a writer took to Twitter to start a hashtag that might change the way folks look at disability forever.
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You Can Play Video Games and Heal Children

An initiative called Extra Life is uniting thousands of gamers to play games and heal children through their unique fundraising effort benefitting Children's Miracle Network hospitals across North America.
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5 Ways Drones are Saving Lives and the Planet

Drones can give operators a birds-eye view of events – including natural disasters – as they unfold. And they can open up difficult-to-access places for emergency supplies to be delivered. This makes them well-suited to help in the response to humanitarian and environmental challenges.
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Six Ways Life Has Changed for Afghan Women Since the Last Taliban Regime

How have women's lives in Afghanistan improved since 2001, from education and clothing to reproductive rights and political power? Here are six ways life has got better for women since the last Taliban government fell - gains now feared at risk.
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From Teen Pregnancy to HIV, Malawi's Youth Radio Shows Tackle Taboos

Radio programs made for and by young people are helping to address sensitive social issues like teen pregnancy, abuse and child marriage
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Tilling North St. Louis, Planting for a Healthier Future

Large swaths of St. Louis are without easy access to fresh food and nutritious produce that grocery stores provide. These “food deserts,” are most often in low-income communities. Organizers, farmers, and nonprofits are using a variety of creative methods to ensure people have access to the food they need, from farm to market to table.
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