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Watch Journalists Get Arrested in Ferguson McDonald's

Police in Ferguson appear to have crossed a clear line and jeopardized freedom of the press–which is protected by the First Amendment–Wednesday …

Why Did Ferguson Explode?

Ferguson escalated last night and first thing across my screen this morning was a powerful, soul searching editorial from black weekly, The St. Louis …

Obama on Ferguson: 'No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force'

“There is no excuse for police to use excessive force against peaceful protestors,” President Obama said this afternoon as he addressed the police …

No. Michael Brown Couldn't Have Been Obama's Son

Last July President Obama addressed the nation about the shameful George Zimmerman verdict delivered in Sanford, Florida. He famously claimed that …

Following Ferguson: Thursday's Roundup

A new eyewitness last night shared her account of the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. Tiffany …

Michael Brown's Shooter: Darren Wilson

It’s taken nearly a week to reveal the identity of the Ferguson police officer that shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last Saturday. His name …

Ferguson Names Shooter But is Still Doing it Wrong

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson finally released the name of Michael Brown’s shooter this morning: Darren Wilson. But in doing so, he took the …

9 Things about Ferguson that Will Make You Go Hmmm

It was bad enough that a police officer shot and killed a black teenager in Ferguson, but the way the city has handled itself since leaves a lot to …

What White St. Louis Says About Ferguson

Julia Ioffe has done something that reporters rarely do. She went to one of St. Louis’ predominantly white suburbs and asked residents what they …

J. Cole Honors Mike Brown, Releases New Song 'Be Free'

J. Cole has a new song out that speaks directly to the rage following Mike Brown’s murder in Ferguson. The track is called “Be Free” and features …

American Muslims Sue for Being Watchlisted Without Due Process

On Thursday, five American Muslims filed a lawsuit in federal court charging that they were added to the federal watchlist of “known or suspected …

Officer Darren Wilson to Young Woman: 'Shut the F Up, Sit the F Down'

CNN’s Don Lemon is in Ferguson today talking to local residents about new developments there related to Saturday’s shooting of 18-year-old Michael …

Following Ferguson: Weekend Reads

Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot an unarmed teen, 18-year-old Michael Brown. That’s about the only point of agreement …

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Fled Town 'Days Ago'

While police, armed and armored to the hilt, staged a paramilitary operation in Ferguson, Missouri this week, the officer who started it all had …

Maternal and Child Health

Since 1990, the lives of an estimated 100 million children have been saved, due in part to the efforts of USAID. Around the globe, 18,000 more …

What’s in a Name? A Call for Increased Maternal and Newborn Health Integration

By: <i>Alice Irene Whittaker-Cumming, Executive Director, Mother Nature Partnership</i><p>The language that we use is important. The words that we choose to …

Maternal and child health

Every year millions of women, children and babies die from preventable diseases and complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Indigenous women …

Congratulations! Inoculations!

FANS of the China model frequently say that, for all the disadvantages of a one-party state, there are also benefits. Enforcing basic health care is …

Improving Maternal and Child Health in Northern Nigeria

Every day, 2,300 children under 5 and 145 women of childbearing age die in Nigeria, making the country the second-largest contributor to the under-5 …

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<b>Hundreds of thousands of women die during pregnancy or childbirth every year, and nearly nine million children die before reaching the age of five.</b> …

Role of Midwives in Improving Maternal and Child Health in Afghanistan

Midwives are an integral and inseparable component of the health care delivery system. They play a vital role in improving maternal and neonatal health worldwide. Midwife is the first point of contact for most of the women during pregnancy and also the first one to lay a hand on a child as soon as …

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Exercise During Pregnancy Benefits Mother and Child

Regular exercise leads to adequate gestational weight gain, lower risk of excessive gain.<p>Pretty much everyone knows about the importance of good nutrition and adequate weight gain during pregnancy. Less is known about the potential health risks, to both mother and child, of excessive weight gain. …

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How Do You Find Joy After a Positive HIV Diagnosis? This Poet Has an Answer! (VIDEO)

What messages do we send people about being HIV-positive? One of my favorite poets, Timothy DuWhite, explores the concept of finding joy while dealing with reactions from others as he grappled with his own positive HIV diagnosis. Does it challenge your own thoughts about finding joy?<p><b>WATCH:</b><p><b>"Joy</b> …

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Preventing mother-to-child HIV in rural Kenya

In Kenya, more than 22,000 children were infected with HIV in 2009. The district of Homa Bay, in rural western Kenya, has the country’s highest HIV …