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Imagine working twenty hours a week at a part-time job for five years – and never getting paid. That’s the average amount of time volunteered by long-term health care caregivers as they help care for a friend, family member or...
In this handout photo from the United Nation Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, Yarmouk refugees in Syria gathered to wait for food aid in January 2014. Photo by UNRWA WASHINGTON — A threatened, but averted, American missile strike to punish...
When educators, parents and other community members joined in St. Louis’s Nine Network of Public Media town hall on improving the city’s schools, they talked about how to help more students graduate from high school with the skills they’ll need for...
Science Nation explores how bioengineering is helping Parkinson’s patients and uncovering the secrets of brain plasticity. Video courtesy Science Nation. For Parkinson’s sufferers, the connection between the brain and the body breaks down....
Procrastination is more than just laziness. It’s a serious problem that affects our health, our relationships and our work. But what controls our willpower? Photo by Robert Daly/Getty Images Procrastination is in your genes, according to a...
Video by Associated Press WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Russia of harsher economic sanctions if it doesn’t back down from involvement in Ukraine. Kerry was testifying Tuesday before a Senate panel. He said pro-...