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Over 367,000 children in Detroit have been involved in a nine-year study that reports a baffling repetitive fluctuation in blood lead levels resulting from lead-contaminated airborne dust.
Fresno and Madera counties have a high number of homeless residents. Nonprofits operating within the two areas receive their share of more than $5.3 million to give support to the homeless.
While U.S. workers are eligible for unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which guarantees unpaid, job-protected leave for men and women to care for their newborn or newly...more
Health and Human Services (HHS) announces $12 million Affordable Care Act funds to help 32 Teaching Health Centers implement training in their primary care residency programs nationwide.
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), a Native American-geared business organization in the US, works to expand economic opportunities across the nation.
In an effort to address homelessness concerns, Hillsborough County officials has been looking for ways to end long-standing cases of homelessness, a search which led them Cypress Landing.
The Salute to Senior Service Program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., has recently announced that they are now accepting nominations for outstanding senior volunteers.
Volunteers should be 65...more
Spearheaded by Sasa Vucinic, IndieVoices has jumped into the crowdfunding bandwagon by having its website cater to crowdfunding initiatives to support independent journalism.
According to researchers in the United States, there is a way to make aquaculture clean and green, and locally produced and grown.
Sea farmers are now successfully delivering tilapia to seafood...more
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation is sponsoring an initiative called Beyond Coverage: The Journey to Better Health , which will award grants to community-based organizations in...more