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Military is among the worst polluters

From the time of the American Revolutionary War when the U.S. won independence from England, Americans have maintained some semblance of a military force. The first Army was initially disbanded except for a few dozen troops. After taking office, President Washington urged Congress to establish an effective system for the military1 “on which the honor,… Read More »

Harvard symposium to tackle increasing diabetes among refugees

With diabetes rapidly spreading around the globe, its prevalence among refugees and others fleeing war and natural disaster has also risen. But awareness of diabetes as a medical issue humanitarian workers should be ready to deal with has lagged. That can lead to poor blood-sugar control among migrating diabetics and an unprepared medical system receiving… Read More »