Posts Tagged ‘Poverty’

Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says

(Media Release) The wealthiest 1% will soon own more than the rest of the world’s population, according to a study by anti-poverty charity Oxfam. The charity’s research shows that the share of the world’s wealth owned by the richest 1% increased from 44% in 2009 to 48% last year. On current trends, Oxfam says it […]

Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth

(Media Release) In between dispensing advice on breast-feeding and immunizations, doctors will tell parents to read aloud to their infants from birth, under a new policy that the American Academy of Pediatrics will announce on Tuesday. With the increased recognition that an important part of brain development occurs within the first three years of a […]

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