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Jeffrey Brown

17 April 2018

Green River, Utah, United States

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A nonprofit called Epicenter uses small-scale architecture and design projects to bring new life to Green River. The town of 950 people has experienced a loss of mining and other jobs. Ambitious young people typically...

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Megan Thompson

9 October 2017

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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In Kentucky, substance abuse issues are now being addressed within the prison setting. This Kentucky prison created a comprehensive drug treatment program, including a full experiential component as well as vivitrol ...

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Michael D. Regan

24 September 2017

New York, New York, United States

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People living in food deserts have very limited access to healthy food, prompting 'Green Carts' (street vendors with vegetables and fruits) and other mobile markets to pup-up. Critically important to the success of th...

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Amy Guttman

9 May 2017

Havana, Cuba

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CIMAvax, a new lung cancer treatment based in Cuba, has proved to stop and reduce the growth of tumors. Although it's not FDA regulated, many Americans are turning to the therapeutic drug in hopes of reducing the effe...

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Hari Sreenivasan

1 February 2017

Kintampo, Ghana

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Cooking over a wood or charcoal stove can cause serious health complications including pneumonia and cardiac disease, yet women in developing countries often have no other options. In Ghana, clean cook stoves are bein...

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Paul Solman

7 May 2016

Utica, New York, United States

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In Utica, a city in Upstate New York, the community is welcoming refugees as a tool to revitalize the post industrial economy. One in four residents is a refugee and each is integrated in the local community. This con...

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Sarah Varney

20 April 2016

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Childhood trauma such as abuse, neighborhood violence or the death of a parent has been found to lead to dire health and social problems later in life. How can communities intervene to spare future generations the sam...

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Judy Woodruff

13 April 2016

Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

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In many rural communities in India, access to clean drinking water is still scarce. The cost of bottled water is prohibitive, city pipes are in poor condition, and the municipal tanker trucks that supply some water ar...

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Jackie Judd

2 September 2015

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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Many U.S. medical systems are using medical-legal partnerships to help disadvantaged patients who need help navigating problems with landlords and insurers that interfere with their health.

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Amy Scott

16 June 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Cincinnati is making efforts to close the achievement gap between poor children and more advantaged students by fighting the effects of poverty. Lower Price Hill’s Oyler School is part of a growing national movement t...

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Judy Woodruff

10 April 2015

Lagos, Nigeria

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5-15 Minutes

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With human injustices affecting people on the streets around the world, camera phones have become important tools to document crimes. However, the video may not adequately capture the crime to be persuasive in court. ...

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Ellen Rolfes

1 December 2014

Kibera, Nairobi Area, Kenya

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For adolescent girls in Kenya, poverty increases the likelihood of sexual exploitation. The Safe and Smart Savings program at Zelyn Academy creates a “safe space," where girls can talk about two seemingly disparate — ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

15 July 2014

Hanoi, Vietnam

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Hospitals in Vietnam used to rely on imported equipment that often broke down. Now, cheaper, more usable neonatal machines are made within the country and tailored to local conditions, decreasing the mortality rate.

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