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The Post and Courier

Doug Pardue

Jennifer Berry Hawes

Glenn Smith

Natalie Caula Hauff

20 August 2014

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

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South Carolina has made little progress in addressing domestic violence in the year since it was ranked No. 1 in the nation for the rate of women killed by men. A series of proposed fixes includes screening for lethal...

Kaiser Health News

Jenny Gold

20 August 2014

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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In the United States 20 percent of prisoners have a mental illness. San Antonio law enforcement and mental health workers pooled their resources and worked together to create a one-stop center for the mentally ill to ...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

7 August 2014

Evanston, Illinois, United States

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Is there a way to frame conversations so that people actually listen to one another? Ask Big Questions fosters large group questions and discussions about social problems on university campuses to inspire young people.

American University Radio (WAMU)

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Many military children are resilient, but there are also a lot in public schools across the U.S. who experience difficulties. School Liaison Officers help those children by bridging the gap between the military and th...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

31 July 2014

Rwanda

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Three African countries are successfully reducing the transmission of HIV through treatment and education, surpassing many developed countries in reducing cases. Although each is unique, the key lessons include using ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

17 July 2014

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Being poor can make you sick because of where you work, live and eat. Medical-legal partnerships, in hospitals U.S. cities, are attacking these social determinants through legal aid to the poor, often class-action law...

The Takeaway

John Hockenberry

25 June 2014

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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After a policeman shot and killed a teenage African American, a community in Cincinnati blamed law enforcement for racial profiling and riots expanded throughout the city. With the help of the Department of Justice as...

The Buffalo News

Tiffany Lankes

22 June 2014

New York, New York, United States

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The Eagle academies are part of a network of schools in New York City and Newark that are devoted to educating at-risk boys from the inner city by providing them with mentors.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

18 June 2014

Dallas, Texas, United States

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The Oak Cliff neighborhood in Dallas suffered from recession-closed businesses and crime. Then community members used placemaking, in which people shaped their own environment to improve the quality of life, and the c...

The Seattle Times

Claudia Rowe

14 June 2014

Toppenish, Washington, United States

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Toppenish High School in Washington State boasts a graduation rate of 94% despite the fact that a third of all parents in the town dropped out of school by ninth grade and the student body is all low-income. Respondin...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

11 June 2014

New Mexico, United States

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Project ECHO - driven by a single doctor with a cause - pulled together a team of specialists to develop a model that combines technology with collaborative care and careful patient tracking to help cure for diseases ...

Politico

Ben Schreckinger

10 June 2014

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Boston had a hard time solving civic problems efficiently and holding its leadership accountable. In response, a team in the Mayor's office was charged with "making Boston better through clever, low-cost hacks" such a...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

4 June 2014

Nigeria

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In many poor countries, counterfeit medicines are an enormous problem. A quarter-million malaria deaths each year might be prevented if the patients were treated with real drugs instead of fake ones.

WNYC

Amanda Aronczyk

3 June 2014

New York, New York, United States

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Hospitals in New York improve healthcare quality and reduce medical costs by staying in frequent contact with patients requiring frequent or long-term care. Montefiore's Accountable Care Organization pulls in care pro...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

28 May 2014

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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Homelessness is still a rampant problem in the United States. The 100,000 Homes Campaign, an initiative launched four years ago, aims to help communities around the country place 100,000 chronically homeless people in...

Seychelles News Agency

Wanjohi Kabukuru

18 May 2014

Roche Caiman, Bel Air, Seychelles

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The 2004 tsunami that hit Asia caused significant damage in the islands of the Seychelles, destroying roads, homes, and shoreline. A teacher determined to restore her home through tangible action took a lead role in h...

The New York Times

Suzanne Bouffard

30 April 2014

New York, New York, United States

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Rates of problem behaviors and emotional issues among students are high - over 3 million elementary and secondary school students are suspended a year. To remedy the problem, a new program for educators delivers lesso...

The Seattle Times

Abigail Higgins

25 April 2014

Seattle, Washington, United States

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In S. King County, Wash., the organization Global to Local identified Seattle's ironic status as being a global-health center but having an increasingly unhealthy populace. Global to Local pointed local citizens to a ...

CivicStory

Susan Haig

23 April 2014

Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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To play their part in environmentally friendly solutions to a trash problem, the city of Princeton, NJ has implemented a program curbside composting program that has already grown from 160 participants to over 900. Th...

Politico

Dan Morrison

21 April 2014

Chittagong, Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is fighting rising sea levels due to climate change. It's doing so with the help of foreign money and Dutch-inspired engineering.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Wanjohi Kabukuru

29 March 2014

Roche Caiman, Victoria, Seychelles

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Warming water has led to the collapse of coral reef systems in the western Indian Ocean, essential to fisheries, protecting shorelines, and reducing beach erosion and sea-level rise. Marine scientists from Nature Seyc...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

19 March 2014

Kansas, United States

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Children who experience neglect, severe stress or sudden separation at a young age can be traumatized - without appropriate adult support, trauma can interfere with healthy brain development, inhibiting children’s abi...

Los Angeles Times

Noam N. Levey

19 March 2014

Bangor, Maine, United States

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Northern Maine is home to some of America's poorest - but it ranks high on national measures of health. Hospital programs visit more patients in their homes where they can be more comfortable and receive everything th...

Earthzine

Osha Gray Davidson

18 March 2014

Geneva, Switzerland

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Though individual treatments are cheap, cholera is costing the third world countless lives. Using modern technology, researchers work to exterminate it and other curable diseases.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

12 March 2014

South Carolina, United States

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Reducing cases of early birth deliveries shouldn’t have been hard — at least, they should have been easier to change than many other harmful practices. But it was - until hospitals started introducing models for chang...

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