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14 Best Memes About Danaher & TB from John Green & Activists

Along with John Green, activists are spreading the word with memes to pressure Danaher to lower the cost of its tuberculosis tests.
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Morocco Good News: Meet One Rescue Team — And Their Dogs — Saving Lives After Earthquake

A Spain-based rescue organization drove through the night to reach victims of Morocco's recent earthquake.
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John Green & Grassroots Activists Pressure Danaher To Drop Price of Tuberculosis Test

“Since the mid-1950s, TB has been curable — yet we still allow TB to kill over 1.6 million people per year.” — John Green
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Good News This Week: September 9, 2023 - Turtles, Birds, & Women's Health

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Guide: 16 Ideas for How To Help Homeless People

It’s important that we all play a role in helping people experiencing homelessness through community care, systemic action, and everyday kindness.
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Oregon Is Turning Sewage Into an Endless Supply of Green Energy

Converting poop into heat and electricity offers a tantalizing proposition: more waste equals more clean power...
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Scientists Have Created a Capsule-Form of Cholera Vaccine To Fight Disease

Compared to traditional cholera vaccines, the new capsule form lasts longer, can remain stable at higher temperatures, weighs less, and is smaller — making a big difference in mass vaccination campaigns.
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25 Best Books About the HIV/AIDS Experience

We have compiled a list of books — including nonfiction, memoir, fiction, anthologies, and poetry — that underscore the humanity of people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS.
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Good News This Week: September 2, 2023 - Yard Sales, Fundraisers, & Legos

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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September: Awareness Months & Holidays for Causes (2023)

The ultimate calendar of September’s awareness days, national months, and more...
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