This is not an article about my wonderful dog or our good fortune. It is about the epiphany I experienced during the twenty four hours that he was in the doggie hospital -- specifically, the check-in process.
Perinatal mental illness, a known commodity in the United States, is also widespread in the developing world. For example, one-third of all South African women who give birth will experience some form of depression or anxiety during or shortly after pregnancy.
Wall Street starts a worldwide recession and donors are contributing less money than ever to the ambitious UN plan to slash poverty. But the world body nonetheless believes it can garner a startling $40 billion in new money.
Dr. Kunchok's project serves as a model that can be replicated in regions all over the world where there are medically under-served populations, especially in areas where there are high rates of maternal and infant deaths.
A new study released by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy revealed that even when African-Americans had a good education and well-paying jobs, they could not achieve the wealth of their white peers.
The English language needs a spring cleaning to purge phrases that, while posing as neutral descriptions of the world, contain a hidden political agenda that then molds the assumptions of the listener.