Where #socioeconomic #development lags, #vision problems are more commonReuters(Reuters Health) - Low levels of socioeconomic development are closely linked with a high burden of vision impairment, a recent study involving 190 countries and territories suggests. An estimated 253 million people live with vision impairment globally ...and read more...

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Special Envoy anticipates better prospects for refugees who are #consigned by vulnerabilities stemming from poor socioeconomic and livelihood conditions to levels of participation in education that are far below global targets for #universal read more...

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Addiction: Socioeconomic #factors must be addressedParkersburg NewsThe current irrational government attack on prescription opioids is killing innocent people and leaving millions in cruel pain, needlessly destroying their lives,? said Richard Lawhern, a retired systems engineer and operations research analyst, who is read more...

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A new report , written by Baltimore-based journalist Stacey Patton, identifies numerous gaping inequities - in education, employment, income, housing and other socioeconomic indicators - that overwhelmingly afflict Charleston County's #black #residents. File/Lauren Prescott/Staff A new report , written by Baltimore-based journalist Stacey Patton, identifies numerous gaping inequities - in education, employment, income, housing and other socioeconomic indicators - that overwhelmingly afflict Charleston County's black read more...

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www.localmemphis.comStudy: Boys #benefit from more #girls in the classroomwww.localmemphis.comContrary to their expectations, researchers discovered that the proportion of highly educated teachers and the socioeconomic composition of schools did not benefit #boys more than girls. In fact, girls seemed to benefit more than boys in schools with ...and read more...

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www.localmemphis.comStudy: Boys #benefit from more #girls in the classroomwww.localmemphis.comContrary to their expectations, researchers discovered that the proportion of highly educated teachers and the socioeconomic composition of schools did not benefit #boys more than girls. In fact, girls seemed to benefit more than boys in schools with ...and read more...

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Kim Duchossois believes in the power of lifelong learning. And over the past few years, she has become a valued donor to Harper College and an ambassador on behalf of Harper's work. "Harper helps empower people to elevate their socioeconomic status, their read more...

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Charleston Gazette-MailGuest editorial (Parkersburg): Socioeconomic #factors of addiction must be addressedCharleston Gazette-MailThe current irrational government attack on prescription opioids is killing innocent people and leaving millions in cruel pain, needlessly destroying their lives,? said Richard Lawhern, a retired systems engineer and operations research analyst, who is read more...

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Plans for more wired, networked, connected urban areas face #challenges if they fail to account for existing, local, non-digital elements such as government and socioeconomic conditions -by Kendra L. read more...

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Inquirer.netRevision of #public #utility #law seenInquirer.netThe plan to allow China to become the third telco player in the country will be boosted by President Duterte's order to clarify the definition of public utilities, the country's chief economist said. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia read more...

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WBTVCMS reexamines #diversity dataWBTVCharlotte-Mecklenburg School District (CMS) released early results concerning diversity at magnet schools. This year the #district included each student's socioeconomic status to attend a magnet school. The goal was to make schools more diverse to read more...

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Asian Scientist MagazinePlanting The Seeds Of Food Security In AsiaAsian Scientist MagazineHe shared with Asian Scientist Magazine his experience managing large scale governance, rural, agricultural and agro-enterprise development programs across the globe. What got you interested in socioeconomic reform and #food security? My academic ...and read more...

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Times of MaltaOnly Malta and Andorra #prohibit #abortion under any circumstancesTimes of MaltaMore than four-fifths of Council of Europe member states have legalised abortion on a woman's request, for reasons of distress or on broad socioeconomic grounds. The report says that in eight cases in Europe, laws on abortion have yet to be reformed ...and read more...

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Ocean #acidification (OA) is an emerging consequence of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions. The full extent of the biological #impacts are currently not well understood. However, it is expected that invertebrate species that rely on the #mineral calcium carbonate will be among the first and most severely affected. Despite the limited understanding of impacts there is read more...

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Special for the Armenian Weekly We are only months away from the a presidential election (slated for March 2018) and the beginning of a new system of governance for Armenia. How well it will respond to the many socioeconomic problems that have been created and allowed to fester under the executive presidential system in place since Armenia’s 1991 independence remains to be seen. A young girl waiving an Armenian tricolor looks up to the sky during an air show at the 25th anniversary celebrations of Armenian Independence in Yerevan’s Republic Square on Sept. 21, 2016 (Photo: Karine read more...

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To the editor: As professors of developmental and educational psychology, we found this editorial of intense interest, particularly because we have published on the topic of literacy. We thoroughly support whatever schools can furnish in funds and instruction for students to become highly #literate, as #reading achievement is the currency of academic success, which enhances socioeconomic read more...

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To the editor: As professors of developmental and educational psychology, we found this editorial of intense interest, particularly because we have published on the topic of literacy. We thoroughly support whatever schools can furnish in funds and instruction for students to become highly #literate, as #reading achievement is the currency of academic success, which enhances socioeconomic read more...

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Milwaukee Business JournalHow southeast Wisconsin #public #schools rank for achievement, finances: DatabaseMilwaukee Business JournalPublic schools in southeastern Wisconsin made progress on improving some college readiness measures but continue to show significant achievement gaps between students depending on race and socioeconomic factors. That's the conclusion of the Public read more...

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InfosurhoySheldon Cohen #named American Psychosomatic Society's 2018 Distinguished ScientistInfosurhoyToday, we take it for granted that stress and #disease are linked and that psychological stress, social networks and socioeconomic status impacts infections, cardiovascular disease and asthma. Much of what we know about these connections between biology read more...

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Peoria Journal StarSpotlight: Food #deserts are a #wicked problemPeoria Journal StarHuge social problems, such as food deserts, are wicked because they are complex, with no one right answer. There are huge numbers of people and opinions involved. Socioeconomic situations complicate the matter. According to the Harvard Business Review read more...

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