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The inspector generals working for the US Department of Health and Human Services find that the state of Connecticut is doing a terrible job at meeting health and safety standards among children in...more
In a soon-to-be published issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, underage youth who use false identification (ID) in order to obtain alcohol are more likely to engage in high-risk...more
The rate of homelessness in the U.S. has dropped for a third straight year.
The decline was helped by efficient dropoffs in veteran and chronic homelessness. According to the survey by the Housing...more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kicks off its "StrikeForce" Initiative in 10 more states to bolster relationships with rural communities and to influence resources in communities stricken...more
Homeless children in Palm Beach County seem to be increasing everyday. A shocking statistic reveals that over a thousand students in Palm Beach County schools have been recognized as homeless over...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced it will be rewarding and expanding quality improvement in 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and...more
Between three to five years, a vacant Vancouver brownfield has been planted with more than 400 fruit-bearing trees. The city of Vancouver calls the site as the largest urban orchard in North...more
West Contra Costa is looking for volunteers to help with the maintenance and cleanup of the area's creeks, shorelines, parks and other places for Earth Day.
Activities include Albany's shoreline...more
Huffington Post writer and Executive Director of National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF), Bruce E. Whitacre, regards arts development with a "cautious optimism."
This cautiousness stems from the...more
Troy Wright, a Hillsborough County Animal Services volunteer, has reached an outstanding milestone. Lat Monday, Troy washed his 1,000th dog at the shelter.
Troy is a retired US Air Force Gulf War...more