Communities with more primary care doctors enjoy better health, yet those physicians are a dying breed. Here is what some schools are doing to combat the looming shortage.
Advocates look to expand programs that address a legacy of the Pol Pot era: an epidemic of heart disease, diabetes and stroke among Cambodian-Americans.
At The Farm School, students learn the nuts, bolts and economics of organic farming, and the spiritual side isn't ignored, either. Garlic plantings may get blessed.
Efforts to adjust school start times face logistical and political obstacles concerning after-school activities, transportation schedules and sporting events.
They'll have better attendance, wreck fewer cars and be more agreeable. All we have to do is let high school students sleep in.
Jessica Sager and Janna Wagner train home-based child care providers for the poor neighborhoods that need them most.
A nonprofit group is working to create the new Rwanda, made by orphans.
The route to a law that will help keep kids out of adult prisons.
Joanne Goldblum saw poor people reusing disposable diapers and had to do something. Her nonprofit, The Diaper Bank, now gives 150,000 diapers a month to people in need.