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More Motherhood, Fewer Freedoms in China?

China's shift to a two-child policy could have some unintended negative consequences for the nation's women.
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Fighting Malaria With Facts

A bit of education can go a long way when it comes to saving children from malaria in impoverished, war-torn areas.
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An Entire Planet Hungry for Answers

How much do we really know about the food we eat? And how can some live in abundance while millions are on the brink of starving?
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Healthy Lives Matter

Health outcomes are shaped by myriad factors, from a person's age to their wealth. How does racial discrimination fit into that picture?
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Breaking the Chain of Human Rights Abuse

Some corporations rely on suppliers with clear human rights violations. The power to stop it rests in the hands of us, the consumers.
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Books or Breakfast? An Impossible Choice

Forget the old jokes about university students living off of ramen noodles. Food insecurity is a real problem on campus, with real consequences.
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The Heartbeat of Social Justice

Inspired by the trail-blazing Dr. Elizabeth Bagshaw, this public health researcher hopes her work can help make systemic change.
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Growing Up Poor Can Alter Your Genes

The study of epigenetics is showing how childhood poverty has deleterious health impacts that can last for a lifetime.

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