Tag: Health


How ‘Good News’ and ‘Bad News’ Impact Our Health

October 26, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Guest Editorial: Jodie Jackson, MSc in Positive Psychology. There are thousands…


Showgirl’s Nonprofit Gifts New Breasts to Women With Cancer

October 4, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

After Alisa Savoretti had one of her breasts removed, she had to…


How This Mobile Tech is Reducing Pregnancy Related Deaths

September 27, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

Pregnant women throughout the developed world expect multiple ultrasounds during…

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Mind Over Matter: How Virtual Reality Is Changing The Healthcare Game

August 27, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

Just a few years ago, virtual reality headsets were futuristic,…


Amy Winehouse Foundation Fills Sobriety Support Gap For Young Women in UK

August 23, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Editorial: For women between the ages of 18-30 who, unlike…


Floating Food Forest Finds Legal Loophole To Deliver Free Produce

August 22, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

America has experienced a bumper crop of urban farms in…

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Solar Powers Vital Oxygen For Children in Uganda

August 18, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

When Dr. Michael Hawkes traveled to Uganda to help treat…


No More Re-Using Surgical Gloves: Medical Supplies Travel Overseas

August 17, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

In the U.S., we take it for granted that our…

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Yellow School Boats Help Kids in Philippines Cross Barrier to Education

August 2, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

For many kids, the “struggles” of getting to school include…


Donating 50,000 Pumps of Overdose Drug Won’t Only Save “Addicts”

July 21, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

There has been some debate in recent years about whether…

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Program - 2014---Bold-Erdene Ganbold, age 10, held the steady arms of his mother (left) and Orbis volunteer faculty scrub nurse Ann-Marie Ablett of University Hospital Wales (on right) as they made their way down the jet-way stairs of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital. He just underwent ptosis sugery on the Flying Eye Hospital.

Flying Eye Hospital Restores Sight Around the World

July 20, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

There are 285 million people in the world who are…


Drama for Trauma: A Seriously Unique Approach to Therapy

June 7, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Let’s make one thing clear: there’s a big difference between…

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New Device Will Let You Measure Lung Function Through Your Phone’s Mic

May 31, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

A tiny device on the path toward FDA approval could…


These 2 Young Survivors & 4 Cancer Researchers Could Change Everything

May 12, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Most children have a naturally positive attitude about the future….


Now We’re Cooking: This Unique Stove Company Is Keeping The Movement “Clean”

May 4, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

A device initially written off as “patio furniture” has become…