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National Infertility Awareness Week Seeks to Educate, Inform about Devastating Disease

Infertility affects approximately 10 percent of the U.S. population. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 7.4 million women, or 11.9 percent of women in the United States, have received some type of infertility services in their lifetime. Women and men alike struggle with the frustration and devastation that comes with fertility issues, and that's why RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association founded National Infertility Awareness Week in 1989 " to raise a… [Read More]

Stella Artois Wants You to Buy a Lady a Drink and It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

I have been seeing commercials for Stella Artois' Buy a Lady a Drink campaign for a few months, and I am as impressed with the execution of the campaign as I am with the effort to address the important issue of the current global water crisis. For the Buy a Lady a Drink campaign, Stella Artois has partnered with Water.org to raise awareness of the fact that 750 million people around the world do not have access to clean water. In particular, the campaign aims to bring attention to t… [Read More]

Alcohol Awareness Month Seeks to Address Problems of Alcoholism before It’s too Late

When people think "April," they think about showers bringing May flowers and a few rousing pranks on the first of the month. April is also host to a much more serious event: Alcohol Awareness Month. The World Health Organization (WHO) has cited alcohol as the third highest global epidemic in a measurement of potential years of life lost due to premature death. This annual death toll is estimated to be at least 2.5 million people worldwide. In the United States, this number is about… [Read More]

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