Four Ways to Support and Appreciate Military Children

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GMP joins the nation in celebrating April as The Month of the Military Child

Pill-Popping Nation: Half of U.S. Adults to Be Eligible for Statins

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Nearly 13m more adults in the US will be eligible for statins after new guidelines widened the criteria for use of the drugs to treat high cholesterol and prevent heart attacks and strokes; but experts question at what risk.

35 Million Tons of Food Goes To Waste, But People Go Hungry

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Michael Amity investigates how one organization is trying to help re-allocate food in the USA so that people don’t have to go hungry.

Welcome To The New Cold War

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Russia’s invasion of Crimea is a new chapter in American-Russian relations, and the same old story for former Soviet republics.

The Lie of Heroes: How Kerouac Almost Killed Me

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By trying to follow in his literary hero’s footsteps, Jarad Dewing learned that not all heroes are what they seem.

Syria: We Need Strong Multi-National Action to Stop the Killing

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If we are going to leave a better future for our kids and grand kids, we need to rise up as a global community and take action.

So Many Sirens: Memories of 9/11 in NYC

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Recalling September 11th in New York, when my wife and I were only students.

NEW STUDY: Lack of Sleep Interfering With US Kids Learning

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A Boston College study has found that US students are the most sleep-deprived in the world.

Until There’s Blood: The Sexual Abuse of Boys in Cambodia

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In Cambodia, sexually abused boys struggle to be believed.

Steubenville Will Keep Happening … Until We Change This

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We can’t address rape culture without taking a long, hard look at our war culture.

A Critical Need for A Narrative About National Peace

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Anup Samanta explains how lacking a “narrative about national peace” leads to complacency.

Why Working Parents Have It Hard in America

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The United States is the only country of the world’s leading 34 economies to not offer paid parental leave

North Korea May Have Conducted Third Nuclear Test

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An “unnatural” earthquake may indicate more nuclear testing in North Korea.

Gardening for Others

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Scott Terry learned compassion for the hungry from a childhood of hunger. Now he gardens an urban plot to feed others.

A City Where Men Love Babies: an excerpt from Kindling Quarterly

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Print magazine on fatherhood debuts with a look at how men react to babies in other parts of the world

Moroccan to Change Law, Preventing Rapists From Marrying Victims to Avoid Prosecution

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Amina al-Filali poisoned herself 7 months after being forced to marry her alleged rapist to spare her family any shame.