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National Breastfeeding Month

August is the celebration of National Breastfeeding Month. As a personal choice for new moms, the thought of breastfeeding in public can induce fear as it still is often stigmatized by people in the U.S. Yet by making the decision to breastfeed your baby, you give your child a healthy start in their new life.[…..]

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The Cycle of Poverty Among People With Disabilities

This past Sunday marks 25 years since Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, a bill that has aimed to give those who are differently-abled the same rights and opportunities as the rest of those who work and live in the U.S. today. While a good amount of positive results have come since then, recent studies[…..]

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Equal Rights for All: The SCOTUS Ruling

On June 26, 2015 U.S. history was made as the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage for all Americans. This monumental victory for the gay rights movement ends a long battle with the declaration that love should be a human right. This decision goes beyond allowing gay and lesbian couples to[…..]

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The Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover and Sustainability

More than half the people on Earth live within 120 miles (193 kilometers) of the ocean. Oceans are a major source for job creation; in fact over three billion people depend on marine and coastal resources for their livelihoods. In addition, oceans are crucial for global food security and human health. They are also crucial[…..]

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National Public Health Week: Celebrating #PHNerds Everywhere!

As some of us here at Worldways are self-proclaimed “public health nerds,” we were excited to celebrate National Public Health Week once again. This year’s theme was creating the healthiest nation in 2030. Along with hearing about ways to make healthier choices and adopt better health practices, we also heard of the success of our[…..]

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Promoting Positive Health Choices in Recognition of National Nutrition Month

There’s a reason that spring isn’t just a season, but also a mindset. The spring months bring forth thoughts of growth and brighter days ahead. As flowers bud, birds and bees reemerge and the snow (hopefully) melts away, life is renewed. In addition to plants and animals, spring also provides us with an opportunity to[…..]

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The Doctor Will See You Now: Video Visits and the Future of Modern Medicine

Would you opt to have your next doctor’s visit via video if you weren’t able to see him or her in person? According to a recent online poll, you might be surprised to find that more than half of patients would opt to turn their doctor’s into a virtual one given the opportunity.   In[…..]

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Turning Waste Into Water

Would you opt to take a drink from a glass of water if you knew it was once human poop? Bill Gates gladly accepted the challenge, and hopes millions of others will with an invention that burns human waste to produce electricity and water. Gates has long had an interest in providing clean water to[…..]

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Giving Back and Giving Local: City of Newport’s Hunter Park Mural Project

Giving back and giving local are two ideologies we at Worldways are passionate about. Though our professional network spans across several continents, our roots here in the City of Newport are just as important to helping us grow and succeed. Worldways is proud to take the side of the City of Newport and the Women’s Resource[…..]

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10 Ways Social Marketing Can Change the World for the Better

Mark Marosits here, posting from the conference. Here are some ideas from the USF Social Marketing Conference: Rowena Merritt kicked off the opening plenary of the event with hopes that it would bring to light new and creative ways for social marketing to change the world for the better. Since I have been living that[…..]

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