Why we need to raise awareness of invisible disabilities
I know that having an illness or disability that can't be easily seen opens you up to the judgement and abuse of others.
How osteopathic recognition raises awareness of DOs
Kelly Raj, DO, of the Cleveland Clinic, explains how osteopathic recognition encourages her DO and MD residents to embrace the osteopathic philosophy.
United Way Raising Awareness For Sexual Abuse
Fort Smith (KFSM) -- 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb sits down with Carrie Terry of United Way of Greater Fort Smith to discuss the organization's efforts to raise awareness about sexual abuse. Terry also shares the details on an upcoming awareness event that will be hosted by United Way.
What Will You Do To Raise Awareness for Sturge-Weber This Awareness Month?"
As we approach May, the Month of Awareness, we are asking you to put your hard-won experiences into words. Not just the routine story of how SWS entered your life and what you or your parents did about it (significant as that is), but on a more personal, eye-opening level Tell us if you ever had, in your journey so far with SWS, a random moment in time when you suddenly thought -- "I get it!" or "It's going to be OK now..."…
Luke Perry's death raises awareness of stroke signs, ways to reduce risk
Rochester, N. Y. /Los Angeles – Days after suffering a massive stroke, actor Luke Perry died Monday at the age of 52. Perry’s death is raising awareness about the signs of stroke and ways to reduce risk. A stroke is caused when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, or when a blood supply to part of the brain is blocked. Dr. Kelly Matmati, director of Rochester General Hospital’s stroke program, says strokes, while most common in older people, can happen at any…
United Way Conducts Panel to Raise Awareness of Students' Mental Health Issues
FARGO, N.D. -- The United Way of Cass–Clay hosted a panel presentation aimed at raising awareness over mental health issues faced by area students.
Forests: Cost-Effective Way to Mitigate Climate Change
The natural photosynthetic process that drives the growth of trees results in the storage of carbon largely in the form of cellulose and hemicellulose. A...
Intact Forest Landscapes Matter for Climate Change. Here Are 3 Reasons Why. « Global Forest Watch
The Ulu Masen forest ecosystem in the northern part of Indonesia’s Aceh province forms part of the largest single forested area in South East Asia. Photo by DFID ( Flickr ) shared under a creative common license A new study in Science Advances found that since 2000, the total area of the world’s intact forest landscapes (IFLs)—vast swaths of unbroken wilderness that are largely unaffected by human activity—has decreased by 7.2 percent. This is troubling, since IFLs are a key component in…
Why forest elephant extinction will make climate change much worse
Elephants filter out trees with low wood density, allowing those with high wood density to grow, which ultimately store more carbon.
What’s going on with Temple’s football stadium plans?
The university says it’s continuing its community outreach efforts.
How dairy farmers are mitigating & adapting to climate change
Watch how dairy farmers in South-West Uganda are innovating their farming practices to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change. Read more about t...
10 bucks and a tent: Monroe County homeless activist, volunteers live on street to raise awareness
Having no car, Mark Ruf and his partner for the day, Nagwa Cramer, walked the streets of Stroudsburg the afternoon of June 27.Ruf was staying in a tent at
Reggie Miller takes 100 mile bike ride across Indiana to raise awareness of breast cancer
All proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Central Indiana.
Parisians fight climate change with a surprising weapon
An initiative in Paris is trying to persuade restaurants to turn food waste into compost.
Attenborough presents Climate Change
Sir David Attenborough is back on BBC One presenting a documentary called Climate Change - The Facts
The cleverest countries on climate change
Call climate change what it is: violence
Rebecca Solnit: Social unrest and famine, superstorms and droughts. Places, species and human beings – none will be spared. Welcome to Occupy Earth
How climate change affects children
Children, especially those already facing poverty and violence, are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
Why Climate Change Is A Women's Issue
A warning should President Trump pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.
Flights are getting bumpier. Here's why scientists are blaming climate change
Scientists think that global warming is affecting the earth’s atmosphere and, in turn, making flights bumpier.