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15 Calif. School Districts Begin Serving Locally Grown Foods to Students
Posted on: Nov 4, 2014, Source: New America Media
In addition to good health and better academic performance, planners saw that the program made good economic sense.
Electric Bras and Condoms With Teeth? The Misguided Efforts to Stop Rape
Posted on: Apr 4, 2013, Source: New America Media
The solution is not to get women to buy a new high-tech kind of rape whistle. The mindset of men must change, and the change has to begin at home.
Pakistani Assemblywoman: Girls’ Education Key to Ending Terrorism
Posted on: Oct 24, 2012, Source: New America Media
Khushbakht Shujat of Pakistan's National Assembly argues that the attack on Malala has energized the movement to empower women.
Big Pharma Testing Drugs on India’s Poor
Posted on: Aug 7, 2011, Source: New America Media
Pharmaceutical companies are exploiting the country’s vast number of illiterate and poor people who are willing to become guinea pigs.
Ethnic Leaders Find Hope in Health Care Plan
Posted on: Sep 11, 2009, Source: New America Media
Leaders in the medical community analyzed what the president's health care plan would mean for immigrants and minorities.
Huron, California May not Exist in a Year
Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: New America Media
The unemployment rate in Huron in recent months is â€œoff the charts.â€
Why Are we Keeping Old Ladies Locked Up in Prison?
Posted on: Feb 9, 2009, Source: New America Media
Nonviolent and medically neglected, elderly prisoners in California routinely die horrible deaths.
Friends Don't Make You Fat
Posted on: Aug 5, 2007, Source: New America Media
An expert on childrens' health attacks a recent study in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> which suggests that obesity is socially contagious.
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