Millennials Can Help Avoid Blood Shortages

45% of blood donations have historically come from people over 50 years old, but that number is decliningAs more millennials bring their passion to blood donation, they can fill the gap left by aging baby boomersAbbott, the global leader in blood screening, is asking people of all generations to sign…

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Global Peacefulness Improves for the First Time in Five Years

The 13th edition of the annual Global Peace Index (GPI) report, the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness, reveals that the average level of global peacefulness improved for the first time in five years.

However, despite improvement, the world remains considerably
less peaceful now than a decade ago, with…

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Father’s Day is June 16

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16 – in case you need a reminder.

There was a national day honoring mothers long before there was a special day for father’s

In fact, the first Mother’s Day was celebrated in 1914, but
a holiday honoring fathers did not become…

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When Summer Break Begins, Reports of Child Abuse and Neglect Decline

When school ends and summer break begins, calls to the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline drop significantly, the Colorado Department of Human Services reports.

Last year from May to June, calls dropped by 23 percent.
This decrease is attributed to the end of the school year because teachers and…

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The 19th Amendment Turns 100

Women voters make the difference in our elections, but it wasn’t always so. As strange as it may seem today, women weren’t allowed to vote in the U.S. until 1920. It took an Amendment to the Constitution.

This was the 19th amendment, which was passed by Congress…

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