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International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2018: This Year's Theme Focuses on 'Inclusiveness and Equality' of Persons With Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Photo Credits: Pixabay) International Day of Disabled Persons is observed on December 3 to promote rights and well-being of the persons with disabilities. The United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 47/3 in 1992. The day aims to increase awareness of disabilities in social, cultural, economic and political life. The theme… Read More »

Harvard conference focuses on the ongoing tragedy of lead in life

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., has been a recent focal point, but the issue of lead pollution is both global and pervasive. As Thursday evening’s “Lead Summit at Harvard: Revolutionary Discoveries in Lead Pollution and Health Impacts” made clear, man-made sources of atmospheric lead not only reach back through the centuries, but they have… Read More »