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This Food Packaging Reduces Food Waste by Knowing When It Goes Bad

We use sell-by or best-by labels on food products currently to let us know when items are safe to eat. The only problem with this strategy is that many things remain safe for days, and sometimes weeks, after those printed deadlines. Using these arbitrary dates is one...

Instead of Earning Millions, This Doctor Treats the Homeless

  You can find Dr. Jim O’Connell making his rounds each morning in Boston as most other physicians do in the United States. What is different about this doctor is that instead of making millions inside of a hospital, he is out on the streets making house calls to...

This Doctor Lets Patients Pay for Procedures by Volunteering

Over 43 million Americans under the age of 65 have past-due medical bills. The amount of debt for healthcare-related expenses in the U.S. totals almost $100 billion. One doctor in Nebraska decided to start thinking outside of the box when dealing with this issue. He...

Christian Agency Puts Field Hospital in Central Park

Samaritan’s Purse receives worldwide acclaim for its Operation Christmas Child program. It donates a shoebox full of essentials to children who have very little during the holiday season. Toiletries, toys, and more get packed into shoeboxes to be distributed...

Cancer Deaths Fall at Record Levels

Cancer fatality rates declined for the 26th consecutive year in the United States in 2017. It was also the largest-ever drop in overall deaths for a 12-month measurement period. The 2.2% plunge in cancer fatalities is directly attributed to a sharp decline in the...

It Looks and Sounds Like Bacon, But It’s Fungus

Most of the fake meat products available through grocers and specialty providers today get their protein from a select group of plants. Potatoes, soybeans, and peas are typically found in the ingredients. Prime Roots has an alternative bacon product that takes a...