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World Premaurity Day

Since 2011, people around the world have recognized November 17 as World Prematurity Day. This day was created to raise awareness of the serious health crisis that affects 1 in 10 babies throughout the world. Premature birth not only increases the risk of life-threatening complications for infants, but can also result in lifelong health issues …

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Mother’s Day

“A society without mothers would be a dehumanized society, for mothers are always, even in the worst moments, witnesses of tenderness, dedication and moral strength….Dearest mothers, thank you, thank you for what you are in your family and for what you give to the Church and the world.” -Pope Francis This Sunday, the second Sunday …

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World Malaria Day

Malaria is a disease not often considered by most Americans. However, much of the world remains at high risk for contracting malaria throughout the year. We cannot deny that this disease is inequitable: with 247 million new cases of malaria in 2021, according to data from the World Health Organization, 95% of all malaria cases …

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