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Adults recovering from addiction or incarceration to benefit from $40K grant

Adults recovering from addiction or incarceration

Funding of a $40,000 grant will support the expansion of the Lenoir County non-profit Hope Restorations programme model for adults recovering from addiction and/or incarceration through intervention programmes and job skills training in home restoration and renovation, announced SECU Foundation. Providing steady income for adults recovering from addiction and/or incarceration “SECU …

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Postpartum depression: Free webinar on infant changes study – Apr 11, 2023

Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression affects up to 1 in 5 mothers and is associated with elevated rates of emotional, behavioral, and cognitive problems in offspring. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) is hosting a free webinar, “Changes in Infant Emotion Regulation Following Maternal Treatment for Postpartum Depression” on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at 2:00 …

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Children with high cholesterol rare type can be treated with Evkeeza now FDA approved

Children with high cholesterol rare type

Children with high cholesterol, aged 5 to 11, with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), an ultra-rare inherited condition, can now be treated with Evkeeza® (evinacumab-dgnb) since the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the approval of it to young children. The announcement was made by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: …

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Parents, employ a private tutor now, urges Tutors International

Private tutor

A plea to parents to act now if they are considering employing a residential private tutor for their children in 2023 was issued by Adam Caller, CEO and founder of special private tutoring company, Tutors International. Caller explains why the bespoke nature of Tutors International’s residential tutoring service means the search for the perfect tutor is time-consuming and therefore cannot …

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Fight Colorectal Cancer and MiraLAX® partner to spread awareness

Colorectal cancer throne

This March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, national nonprofit Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and over-the-counter laxative, MiraLAX® are partnering to provide Throne, a bathroom on the National Mall. Through March 23, 2023, Throne, a smart, self-monitoring, semi-permanent bathroom will be conveniently located near Fight CRC’s United in Blue flag installation on the National …

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Anguilla aims to become the most sustainable island in the region

Anguilla

By joining the United Kingdom’s Ocean Conservation Programme Blue Belt initiative, the Government of Anguilla demonstrates her commitment to biodiversity, the Blue Economy and sustainable management of its marine resources, as she aims to become the most sustainable island in the region. Minister Quincia Gumbs-Marie, minister of sustainability, innovation and …

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