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Making Mother's Day Every Day

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2012 | 11:41 AM

The Huffington Post's Global Motherhood section joins Mothers Day Every Day, an initiative of the White Ribbon Alliance and CARE, in a countdown to Mother's Day. Pulling together diverse voices, Mothers Day Every Day is raising awareness and calling for greater U.S. leadership...

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Women's Health Shouldn't Be a Partisan Issue

(43) Comments | Posted April 7, 2011 | 10:37 AM

As a former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services who has worked with leaders of both parties, I believe we should always agree on fundamental principles of public health. As a nation, we must always rise above partisan differences to ensure that the most vulnerable people...

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Invest Smart, Invest in Moms

(3) Comments | Posted May 1, 2010 | 7:00 AM

The Huffington Post's Living section joins Mothers Day Every Day, a joint campaign of the White Ribbon Alliance and CARE, in a daily countdown to Mothers Day with special voices working to help save the lives of mothers and newborns around the world. Mothers Day Every Day is...

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Leading the Way to Make Mothers Day Every Day

(7) Comments | Posted May 1, 2009 | 4:25 PM

Progress is being made to save the lives of mothers and newborns around the world. Still, every minute, a woman dies of complications in pregnancy and childbirth, leaving her baby more likely to die within two years. Most of these deaths could be prevented. Join The Huffington Post and the...

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U.S. Must Take Leadership to Make Mother's Day Every Day

(30) Comments | Posted February 25, 2009 | 10:00 PM

There's a buzzword humming on Capitol Hill and it is coming up in discussions from economic development and microfinance, to U.S. safety and security, to population growth and global health. This buzzword -- women -- is by no means new. But a fresh look at the fundamental role women play...

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Creating a 21st Century System of Care for Our Wounded Warriors

(21) Comments | Posted May 26, 2007 | 1:33 PM

For decades, local communities have gathered on Memorial Day to march down their "Main Street" to salute our troops and celebrate our freedom. This year, as we gather at local and national events around the country to remember our fallen heroes, let's take a moment to salute those who have...

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