Michele Murphy Wise

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Helping Make the Best of the End of Life

A palliative care success story<p>Bettie Lewis was dying of metastatic cancer. Like many people coming to the end of life, she harbored two great fears: uncontrolled pain and abandonment. Though she was not completely comfortable, her pain was well controlled and causing her little distress. She had …

Embodying a New Era: Models for NGOs in the 21st Century

The World Economic Forum recently published a report that lists numerous emerging roles among organizations in civil society. This included watchdogs, advocates, service providers, experts, capacity builders, incubators, representatives, citizenship champions, solidarity supporters and definers of …

This International Women's Day, Light Up a Woman's Life

<i>With research by Jeff Irvine M.P.A. Candidate in Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University</i><p>The saying goes that you can't hold up a torch to light another's path without brightening your own. But when that torch is Luci, the reverse also holds true. Luci is an inflatable, waterproof, …

Personalized MNDR Video Reveals Your Secret Identity (You Are a DJ)

Interactive music videos tend to come in two main varietals at present: choose-your-own-adventure style narratives, and those in which the viewer’s social media data becomes part of the action. MNDR’s new one takes the second route, thrusting you into the mix as a thrill-seeking club kid who …

Choose Your Own Adventure

New Ad Campaign Aims to Combat Child Poverty, Protect Child Health

A new national "movement" called "Too Small to Fail" launched Wednesday, pledging to use the power of media and advertising to raise awareness of the growing needs of children in a nation that is, organizers say, too focused on the big problems of the economy and not focused enough on the …

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The goal: universal health coverage. The means: volunteers?

The goal is simple, ambitious and widely endorsed: access to adequate healthcare for all at an affordable price. Yet how can we fill the resource gap …

Organization focuses on providing health care providers for struggling countries

Dr. Vanessa Kerry, Dr. Stephen Humphrey and Nurse Heather Wopat join Andrea Mitchell Reports to talk about the Global Health Service Partnership, which is a program that aims to improve health care through clinical education focusing on countries that face critical shortages of health care …

How teaching English funded an NGO's work in Cambodia's rural communities

The Cambodian Rural Development Team was founded in 2001 with the aim of creating a Cambodia free from poverty and environmental degradation. Working …

Big Idea: Farming Treats Cancer?

You know labels like ‘organic,’ ‘free range,’ or ‘non GMO,’ but what exactly do they mean? Physician Daphne Miller, who teaches family medicine at UC …

In Haiti Small Projects Are a Big Hit [Opinion]

These days there seems to be a huge importance placed on "big ideas" and "mega projects" but I was reminded on a recent trip to Haiti that bigger is …

Flip for Big Ideas Like Heart Health

If you haven't yet discovered the popular mobile app Flipboard, you're missing out on a terrific way to collect and share news and stories about the things that matter to you. To make a good thing even better, Flipboard is now adding a new category called "Big Ideas" and I'm thrilled that the Larry …

Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New "Big Ideas" Category

Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New “Big Ideas” Category<p>Inside Flipboard / July 23, 2013<p>Some of the biggest ideas of our time are also the …