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2011-09-13 23:07:47

A striking portrait of the health of Boston's elderly homeless population is emerging from a new study by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

2011-09-11 23:05:00

Nearly half of people who have slept rough in have a combined history of substance misuse, institutional care and street activities like begging, new UK research backed by Homeless Link has found.

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2011-08-24 15:24:59

More than eight out of 10 homeless people have at least one chronic health condition and more than half have a mental health problem.

2011-07-22 01:45:01

Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high school students.

2011-06-24 16:19:00

Veteran in PSA: "I'm getting help because I fought for my country.

2011-06-14 14:31:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to today's release of the 2011 Los Angeles County Homeless count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the cities of Long Beach, Pasadena & Glendale, the Los Angeles Business Leaders Task Force on Homelessness has issued the following statement: The 2011 L.A.

2011-06-10 00:00:31

Homeless Link responds to latest Government figures on statutory homelessness London, England (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Government figures on statutory homelessness in England, published today, show that the number of people applying to councils for help for housing has continued to increase.

2011-04-13 21:19:12

The role of family in ending youth homelessness is largely ignored in Canada.

2011-03-08 16:05:29

Homeless patients cost about $2,500 more per hospital stay than the average patient, according to a new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.