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Refugee children have scant access to medical care and are particularly vulnerable to disease. Fresh research results from the University of Copenhagen show that just a few hours of schooling a week may have a pronounced positive impact on their health not only in childhood but later in life when they achieve adulthood.
Refugees who have fled Burma to live in Oakland, Calif., are at risk of becoming a permanent, poverty-stricken underclass warns a new report released today by researchers at San Francisco State University and the Burma Refugee Family Network (BRFN).
This Thanksgiving holiday, youth members of Rocket21 (the new social network where kids explore amazing possibilities for their lives and futures) will expand their knowledge of global issues
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.