A new report shows the U.S. ranks lower than 38 other countries on measurements of children’s health, survival, education, and nutrition. The report, published in the medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday, February 18, ranked 180 countries based on a child flourishing index.
The findings were compiled by over 40 child and adolescent health experts in a commission convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. Ecological degradation, climate change, and advertising harmful products to youth were just a few of the factors, the report says, that have created an uncertain future for children around the world.
Are you suffering through a crazy busy schedule? How do you stay organized? Keep it together with these 5 simple and effective organization methods.
Staying organized isn’t easy. When you’re busy — and we all are — organization seems to be one of the first things to go by the wayside.
When it comes to fashion bargains as well as any ol’ kind of everyday stuff, your local Goodwill store is the place to find it.
However, times are a changing and Goodwill has found itself eating the digital dust of online competitors such as RealReal and Poshmark.
As Business of Fashion reports, Goodwill has gotten hip to the digital resale game.
With Nintendo supplying some of the most highly anticipated games throughout the last year, fans are eager to see what the company will bring to the table at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, colloquially called E3. But while Google gets more than 57,000 searches per second, fans don’t need to look far to get some of the best information around.
Up until recently, the state of California found itself in a state of drought that left the lands vulnerable to wildfires. But now, the hillsides of Lake Elsinore have burst into bloom, thanks to the vibrant poppies that cover the landscape. While that may sound like good news at first, the phenomenon — dubbed “superbloom” — has also caused another species to crop up like weeds. They’re influencers — and they’re annoying, destructive, and difficult to get rid of. Continue reading
*Lord have mercy! According to a report from the Women’s Refugee Center (WRC), what’s happening to African migrants is absolutely INHUMANE and HORRIBLE and needs looked into immediately.
?Our findings are deeply disturbing,? said Dr. Sarah Chynoweth, sexual violence project director and consultant to WRC, who led the research. ?Sexual violence against female and male refugees and migrants appears to be widespread along the migration route, particularly in Libya.”
*(Via The Conversation) – Increased funding, targeted prevention efforts and better treatment have helped to slow down the HIV epidemic in the United States. The number of new HIV-positive cases has decreased significantly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the number of new HIV diagnoses declining by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014.
This is not the case in many parts of the country, however. As AIDS and public health researchers, we are among those who are alarmed by areas in the southern United States where the numbers of cases have not declined and even more by the areas in which increases have occurred.