Tag : United States

Pierce Brosnan

Dads  7 April '17

Pierce Brosnan Gets Candid On Losing Wife, Daughter To Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer remains to be a top killer of women in the United States and actor Pierce Brosnan talked about how he lost his wife and daughter to the illness.

Families Face Challenges To Provide Care For Brazil's Zika Babies

Moms  6 April '17

Zika Virus Related Birth Complications Are Still On The Rise

Zika virus cases continually increase despite the end of the outbreak.

Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Utah

Health/Nutrition  6 April '17

Utah Students Pushing For Medical Cannabis Usage; Connecticut Lawmakers Do Not Support Recreational Marijuana

Two bills related to medical marijuana were passed in Utah while lawmakers decided they will not support recreational marijuana legalization in Connecticut.

Baby Box

Infant  27 March '17

Alabama Encourages Safe Sleeping Habits For Parents With Newborn Babies By Giving Baby Boxes

Baby boxes help protect newborn babies from dying, as well as help parents understand safe sleeping habits.

Special Needs Kids

School  24 March '17

Supreme Court Unanimously Raises Bar For Educational Benefits For Children With Disabilities

The Supreme Court decided on Wednesday to raise the bar for the educational benefits for children with disabilities.


Pregnancy  22 March '17

United States Records Lowest Number Of Infant Mortality Rates From 2005 To 2014

United States saw a drop in the number of mortality rates in the country from 2005 to 2014.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  15 March '17

Did Zika Virus Outbreak In Florida Infect Sperm Donations? Scientists Release Announcement

Florida was one of the hotbeds of Zika virus last year and now scientists claim it is possible the sperm donations in the state are infected.

Aedes Mosquito

Health/Nutrition  11 March '17

Is Yellow Fever The Next Zika Virus? Brazil Outbreak Could Spread Through United States

A yellow fever outbreak in Brazil is believed to be the next Zika.

Sao Paulo Lab Produces Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes To Combat Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  8 February '17

Zika Cases In Florida To Increase In Warm Winter; Mississippi Health Department Confirms New Patients Acquire Virus This Year

Zika virus remains to be a threat in the United States.

Fetal Remains

Pregnancy  28 January '17

US Abortion News: Texas Rule Requiring Fetal Remains To Be Buried, Cremated Blocked By Federal Judge

The proposal of Texas to have fetal remains from abortion clinics and hospitals be buried or cremated was blocked by a federal judge.

Brazilian girl

Toddler  27 January '17

Brazilian Toddler Survives Operation After Parents Asked Help On Facebook; 5-Pound Facial Tumor Threatened To Suffocate 3-Year-Old

A little girl from Brazil is now recovering from her operation that removed the five-pound facial tumor near her jaw.


Pregnancy  23 January '17

Why US Abortion Rates Start To Decline Despite Increased Access To Women's Health Care

The abortion rate in the United States has decreased.

Donald Trump

School  16 January '17

Economy VS. Education: Does Education Or Tax Policy Create Jobs?

Economic or education policies are being questioned regarding what is important over creating jobs now.

Raising Children in the United States

Infant  11 January '17

Is Raising A Child In The United States Expensive? Department Of Agriculture Reveals Child-Rearing In America Costs $233,000

The Department of Agriculture recently released a statement saying that the cost of raising a child in the United States is around $233,000.

Refugees in the United States

School  11 January '17

Arizona To Prioritize Refugee Children’s Education?

Refugees have been fleeing war-torn countries and one of the hot spots in the United States where refugees find a safe haven is in Arizona.

Donald Trump

School  10 January '17

Top Education Magazine TES Wants Teachers To Brainwash Students Against Brexit And Donald Trump

A top education magazine is asking teachers to brainwash students against Brexit and Donald Trump.

Mark Zuckerberg Awarded With Axel Springer Award In Berlin

K-12 Reform  5 January '17

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Dr Pricilla Chang Pave Way For Quality Education And Health Care

Mark Zuckerberg and Pricilla Chang came up with a private school for low-income families that provides quality health care and education for the children.

NYC program helps refugee kids prepare for school

School  2 January '17

The Importance Of Education Among Immigrants In The United States

Children refugees are in dire need of education and the United States government is already doing its best to work on the situation.

Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos

School  23 December '16

Donald Trump's Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos Says US Public School System Is A 'Dead End’; Policies Deterring Students From Higher Education?

Donald Trump's policies in education as well as his cabinet pick for the Department of Education secretary might affect not only public schools but also higher education.

How to Lose Belly Fat in 1 Week

Body  15 December '16

Obesity Health Risk: Beer Belly Is More Lethal Than Being Overweight

Beer belly is said to be more lethal than obesity.

Apple Hosts Event At Company's Town Hall

College Success  9 December '16

These US Schools Are The Best In Teaching Coding: Did Your University Make The Cut?

HackerRank, a technology company, determined which of the 126 computer science schools produce the top coders in America. Which universities landed a spot in the top 10?

Chicago Reads 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

School  7 December '16

Virginia Schools Ban ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ & ‘The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn’ For Racist Language

Schools in Accomack County, Virginia have banned the literary classics "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" for using racial slurs such as the N-word. Both books have been challenged in the country in recent years.

Santa Listens To Tots Christmas Lists

Autism  6 December '16

US Malls’ Sensory-Friendly Santa Applauded For Ensuring A Comfortable Experience For Children With Autism

Malls in the United States have introduced sensory-friendly Santas for children with autism. The experience catered to these kids' special needs, such as the absence of bright lights and loud music.

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