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There are clear links between childhood poverty and adult health. Even if one manages to escape from the situation of poverty as one grows into adulthood, a disadvantaged start in life can leave lasting health problems, both physical and psychological. Studies have shown that children living in poverty are less healthy in nearly every way than those in well-off families, and even small differences in economic and social status can have a significant effect on childhood health. Disadvantaged from the start Statistically, poor mothers are more likely to have underweight babies, and as their children grow, they are likely to […]
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More and more of us are now living longer, but what’s the secret to a long and healthy life? Eating well and taking part in regular exercise are just two of the ways that you can look after yourself. It’s also important to go for regular health checks to ensure that any conditions are diagnosed early enough and can be treated effectively. Even as you get older, the fitter you stay, the more you will be able to continue doing. Eat well One of the best ways that you can stay healthier for longer is to eat the right type […]
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Many of today’s strong business leaders are heavily involved with philanthropic causes. Sometimes these causes are close to them because they or a friend or family member has suffered from the particular disease or problem. Other times, philanthropist business people just see a problem that many others are suffering from and they want to find a solution. Here are a few examples of business leaders contributing to the greater good: AIDS/HIV While it may seem like the AIDS epidemic is under control if you live in the United States or other developed countries, the truth is that areas such as […]
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