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Alcohol and Coronary Heart Disease
Heart attacks and other forms of coronary heart disease (CHD) result in approximately 500,000 deaths annually (1), accounting for 25 percent of the Nation's total mortality (2). Research has revealed an association between moderate alcohol consumption1 and lower risk for CHD. This Alcohol Alert... Recruiting and Preparing Quality Teachers
Teaching is the essential profession, the one that makes all other professions possible. Without well-prepared, caring, and committed teachers, our children will not be prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. More than ever before in our history, teaching is the... ADD Program Update
The Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public law 107-252, was signed into law by President Bush in October 2002. HAVA's purpose is to modernize election equipment, facilitate easy use of equipment by all voters, maintain voter confidentiality and independence, and increase accessibility of voting... Improving Quality through Child Care Accreditation:
Many parents have questions about finding a child care program that meets high quality standards. What rules and standards govern child care quality? Are they the same for child care centers and family child care programs? What is child care accreditation, and who determines the accrediting...
September 7, 2011, 12:56 pm
When my family began our adoption journey more than 10 years ago, we felt called to adopt. It was a great feeling, but we lacked the financial means to reach our goal.
I began to do research on the Internet to find ways to help pay for our adoptions. Much to my delight and encouragement, I... Youngest Volunteer Connects With His Cultural Heritage
March 9, 2011, 11:36 am
Bryan, youngest of all our Adopt-a-Village volunteers, is a six-year old Guatemalan-born boy who lives with his American family in South Carolina. Though small in size, he is big in raising funds to help impoverished children in his birth country, recently raising $974 by selling Mayan... Adoption: Not Something to Keep Hushed Up
August 30, 2012, 10:53 am
One of the most revealing conversations Iíve ever heard of regarding adoption took place between my brother and a young man who used to be our next door neighbor.
My family lived in South Carolina when I was young, and, being a military family, we moved around a lot. Years later, when my...
No Mother's Day Card for 40 Years
When she was 15, Carolyn Carnes had a secret. When she was 56, Carolyn Hall had a confession.The girl's abdomen erupted before midnight. God, she had to find the bathroom. Her insides flamed. They... Is Anyone Out There?
I was pregnant and after endless hours of thinking and worrying, I had decided to make an adoption plan. I had chosen adoptive parents, Scott and Angee, and become very close to them. Angee and I had... Reuniting With Birthfamily in Vietnam
My birth name is Mai Thi Hiep and I was born in Danang, Vietnam in 1968. My mother is a Vietnamese woman and my father an American soldier. At the age of 6, I left Vietnam in 1975 during the United...