By Amzath Fassassi – SciDev.Net’s regional coordinator for sub-Saharan Africa French, and the driving force behind Science et Développement. In Africa, many communities are still unaware of t…
Religious leaders dispel myths about organ donation
Kelly Roberts, 33, the mother of a young daughter, got a second shot at life a few months ago with a little help from above. Her pastor, 59-year-old Reverend David Potete, gave her one of his kidneys.
Traffic Stop 101: Police offer tips, dispel myths
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – When you see emergency lights in your mirror, and it’s a police officer who’s pulling you over — what are you supposed to do? What are your rights? What are the offic…
Calcedeaver dispels myth that poor, minority students can't learn (photo gallery)
Calcedeaver Elementary in northwest Mobile County is one of four schools nationally to be recognized for proving that low-income and minority students can learn at high levels.
Michigan football already running spread offense? Ask Nick dispels myths
Welcome back to another edition of the Michigan football mailbag.
Q&A: Professor Sara Masland Dispels Myths About Borderline Personality Disorder
The term “borderline” is tossed around in the media, popular culture and social media, but often without much public understanding of what borderline personality disorder actually is — so Professor Sara Masland explains.
Expert dispels myths about Lyme disease, offers tips for prevention
Lyme disease is now the most reported vector-borne disease in the United States and the CDC released a report showing that diseases from biting insects, ticks, and mosquitos in the U.S. have tripled since 2004.
Explaining history, dispelling myths of refugees from Myanmar (August 23, 2019)
Myths and misunderstandings about Burmese refugees in Indianapolis abound, says Heidi Smith, director of Indianapolis Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigrant Services (RIS). To provide background and dispel the myths, The Criterion talked with Smith, as well as with refugees and priests from the war-impacted country. Below are their insights and information.
Gates and Other Funds to Offer $100,000 Grants to Dispel Myths About the Poor
The Raikes, Robert Wood Johnson, and Kellogg foundations are working with Gates to award about $1 million to fight negative stereotypes.
A foster parent wants to dispel myths about helping teens on Coast Live
There are currently over 5,000 children in foster care in Virginia. We meet a former foster parent to hear her personal story and help dispel some of the misconceptions associated with fostering teens.
Jax Taylor’s Plastic Surgeon Dispels Myths About Preventative Botox
One of the most frequently used beauty tricks amongst Bravolebrities is Botox. But if you think this treatment is just used to erase existing wrinkles, think again.
Tyler mosque’s open house offers chance to dispel myths about Islam
People who don’t believe Jesus was a prophet cannot be Muslims. About one-third of Africans brought to the United States as slaves were believed to be Muslim. And Muslims don’t
Program to dispel myths about Jewish resistance during Holocaust
Native Speaker Dispels Myths About First Nations at Library Event
When LaVerne Kearns was a child, her father wouldn’t teach her any of the tribal traditions he had grown up with.
Amid measles outbreak, NYC health officials strive to promote vaccination, dispel myths
The U.S. is battling one of the largest outbreaks of measles in decades, with 465 cases confirmed nationwide and 78 new cases in the last week alone. New York City alone has 285 confirmed cases since last fall. Dr. Oxiris Barbot, commissioner of its Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, talks to Judy Woodruff about efforts to work with the community to promote vaccination and dispel myth.
Black women entrepreneurs gather to address disparities, dispel myths and offer solutions
A recent article sparked talks of Black women's entrepreneurial experiences in Charlotte. The result was the State of Black Women Entrepreneurs in CLT town hall.
'Open Mosque Day' aims to break down barriers, dispel myths about Muslims
On Sunday, Masjid Omar Ibn El-Khattab will do something it's done many times before: open its doors to the wider community.But, this time, it's