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A League of Extraordinary Volunteers

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Recently, we came across a story that at first sounded unique, as many seemingly random acts of goodness often do. Jeff Powell, a student in North Carolina, had used a 3D printer to make a functional prosthetic hand for a little boy.

NYC Schools To Get In-House Eye Care Centers

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

Starting next September, poor eyesight will no longer be a barrier to learning for students at Public School 188 on New York's Coney Island and Public...

Health Insurance For Less Than $100 A Month?

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.04.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

In some places around the world, it is possible to arrange good health insurance for less than $100 per month. In some places, the cost of medical care can be so low that it can make more sense to pay for it as you need it, rather than insure against it. And, in some places, health care can be free.

Shriners Hospital Falls On Hard Times; End 89 Years Of Free Care For Kids

Star Tribune | Jackie Crosby | Posted 09.25.2011 | Impact

For 89 years, Shriners Hospitals have provided free medical care to children in Minneapolis and around the country. But no more. By month's end, all ...

Free Health Clinic Comes To Connecticut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The National Association of Free Clinics will offer two tons of medical supplies, more than 1,000 H1N1 vaccines and hundreds of antibiotics,and a rang...

Walgreens Offering Free Healthcare For Jobless, Uninsured

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Drugstore operator Walgreen will offer free clinic visits to the unemployed and uninsured for the rest of the year, providing tests a...