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American Who Contracted Ebola in Africa Now in Critical Condition
An American who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa is now in critical condition at the National Institutes of Health near Washington, D.C., authorities said today. The patient’s status was changed from serious to critical, according to a statement made by the agency earlier today. The
Haiti Earthquake: 5 Years Later, Country Still Feeling Aftershocks
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti , killing more than 300,000 people according to estimates by the Haitian government. Tens of thousands of homes, businesses, schools and government buildings were leveled, with roughly a quarter of all the
Ryan Lewis Opens Up About Mom's Struggle With HIV
One of the biggest pop stars in America's revealing a family secret. Ryan lewis, who shot to the top of the music charts, alongside macklemore, is speaking out for the first time about his mother, who has been living with HIV for the past 30 years. ABC's Chris Connelly has that story for us.
In Haiti Small Projects Are a Big Hit [Opinion]
These days there seems to be a huge importance placed on "big ideas" and "mega projects" but I was reminded on a recent trip to Haiti that bigger is not always better. I have been travelling to Haiti regularly in the past decade and in the years since the 2010 earthquake things there have been
Obama Taps Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim for World Bank
President Obama today nominated Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, a surprise choice aimed at diversifying the organization’s leadership with someone experienced in development of Third World countries. “The leader of the World Bank should have a deep understanding ...
The Global Note: Marines & The Taliban Bodies…Putin's "Manifesto"…Fukushima Moms…Haiti, 2 Years On
MARINES DESECRATING TALIBAN DEAD? The Marine Corps is investigating that video that appears to show four Marines joking while urinating on the bodies of three Taliban men. Dressed in full combat gear and holding rifles at their sides, the four Marines stand over the corpses...
Give a Life-Changing Gift: Gifts that Uplift for Under $100
This holiday season, give the gift of giving! Reach out and change a life. Check out these projects below; any of these gifts will make you feel good about giving. In Kenya, 8.4% of children die before they reach the age of five, and less than...
Purchase with Purpose: Gifts that Uplift for Under $50
This holiday season, give a life-changing gift! Highlighted below you’ll find some unique gifts from our partners that can change lives while uplifting communities for under $50. From helping break the cycle of malnutrition in Guatemala to you can choose the perfect gift for your loved...
The Million Moms Challenge Launches “Imagine Me & You” Photo Contest
ABC News and the UN Foundation join forces with Anne Geddes and Disney Baby to celebrate mothers and babies around the world. Calling all expectant moms! Today, the Million Moms Challenge, in collaboration with ABC News, the United Nations Foundation, Disney Baby and Anne Geddes,...
Health Coaches Make House Calls
Contributor Content by: Global Health Frontline News October 2011 Lima, Peru Many patients with chronic health conditions become overwhelmed with the complex demands of their daily care. Which medications have to be taken at what time of day? How many times each day for this...