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Smokeless Biofuel Saves Lives in Africa

(3BL Media and Just Means) - When I make dinner tonight, I’ll walk over to my stove, turn a few knobs and be eating in twenty minutes or less. Easy, clean, safe and cheap. However, those four adjectives do not describe the way most people, women and children in particular, in developing nations experience cooking.

Emergency Health Care Improved by Innovative App

(3BL Media and Just Means)- "One picture is worth a thousand clinical words," said Crystal Law, MIT Alumna, former EMT and Co-Founder of Twiage.

My Five-Minute Vacation: Organic, Fair and Delicious

“There is no such thing as a socially responsible business because that term
suggests that an enterprise has reached a destination and there is no more work to be done."

Honest Tea co-founder and TeaEO, Seth Goldman.

Coca Cola is the David that the Slingshot Needs.



"The Slingshot is the little tool that David needs to defeat Goliath"—Dean Kamen.

Vestergaard To Reach 125,000 Kenyan Children with "Follow the Liters" Program

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Western Kenya is a huge agricultural region, with equatorial temperatures and ample rain. Sugar and tea are both grown commercially, along with corn, sorghum and millet. Many fruits and vegetables are also grown and sold  in market stalls along the roadside and in town The two rainy seasons are a boon to farmers, to be sure, but they come with a price.

Apple, Nike, Kohl’s, Nestle, Jamba Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – About one in eight American women, or nearly 12 percent, will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2014, the U.S. had more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer. About 85 percent of the breast cancer cases occur in women who have no family history of the disease. These are some of the statistics shared by the American Cancer Society for 2014.

Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper Pledge to Cut Calories to Fight Obesity

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of American adults are obese. The annual medical cost of obesity in the United States in 2008 U.S. dollars was $147 billion. On average, the medical costs for an obese person are $1,429 higher than those for a person with normal weight. Obesity can lead to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.

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