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Health and Economic Empowerment

After a snowed out Tuesday, and a freezing Wednesday, the snow started to melt a little today. One of the sessions I attended today talked about the relationship between health and economic empowerment. Through comparing a few places around the world, the panelists all made the case for the importance of our health for building…
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Commission on the Status of Women

I'm currently in New York City, attending a conference put on by the United Nations that brings together people from all over the world to talk about best practices related to improving conditions for women and girls. One of the main topics focused on so far is the importance of including young people in this…
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Lupus

What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes damaging inflammation in the body. The disease is thought to be caused by genetics, hormones, and various environmental factors and is mostly found in females between the ages 15 and 44, but can also be found in males, children, and older adults. African American,…
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