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The Vietnam War and Agent Orange are millennials’ problem too

Money alone won't reverse the human and ecological casualties Agent Orange has dealt, but financial reparations would be a step in dealing with a dark part of history. 

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At Tu Du Hospital, optimism remains high despite challenges

Tu Du Hospital has received and raised 500 children who live with the results of birth defects and other injuries from chemical warfare in Vietnam.

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Germany: predictions after 25 years

After 25 years of unification, annexation, or occupation, the only safe predictions in Germany still seem to be the ones about lunar eclipses.

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U.S. blockade of Cuba puts children at risk

Although Cuba's socialist society guarantees all Cubans free high quality health care, Cubans unnecessarily suffer due to the U.S. blockade that prevents medical equipment and supplies from reaching them.

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Today in history: It's World Car Free Day!

The event promotes mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and shopping is within walking distance.

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Cuban health care draws worldwide praise

Cuba's health care reforms are the basis for health care providers to extend medical care, medical education, and disease prevention.

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Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement: Potential damage to global public health

"If the door starts to close on generic production of antiretrovirals, any hope of ending the global AIDS epidemic in our lifetime will quickly evaporate."

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UN agency praises Cuba’s food security program

Under-nutrition afflicts fewer than five percent of Cubans. And Cuba has helped reduce the number of the world's hungry by half as of 2015.

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Cuban workers caring for Nepal quake victims

A new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.

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TPP threatens health of millions

TPP would make many drug prices unaffordable and block availability of generic drugs, pricing millions of people out of much-needed medical care.

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