Browsing the "Health" Tag

Healthy Soil: a Human Right? #BAD13

October 16th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Human rights assume an individual's ability to take advantage of them... which is difficult if you're hungry. So, for this year's Blog Action Day, we're thinking about soil health, which we think is critical to fighting hunger and supporting equal opportunity


Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How Fashionistas Can Unite to Support a Worthy Cause

October 8th, 2013 | by Talancia Pea

It’s still early in the month, but you’ve probably noticed pink ribbons decorating your local community, grocery stores and/or workplace. October is recognized as International Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to support the nearly 235,000 women and men in the United States and abroad who will be affected by the life-threatening illness


When Water Kills [Infographic]

October 3rd, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Water's the source of all life, and yet it also kills tens of millions of people each year. More specifically, water contamination leads to disease and death, especially of children, throughout the developing world. Yet the technology for cleaning water is generally affordable and available; people affected by water contamination just have to learn about the practices and tools they need to protect their communities



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