A search for truth brings justice to WWII Japanese American internees

By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times June 8, 2011 Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga uncovered the racial prejudice behind the forced relocation of citizens of Japanese descent after Pearl Harbor. Her efforts helped lead to an official government apology and reparations. Every morning, she climbed the wide marble steps of the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga [...]

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Consular Assistance Abroad – What to Do if You Have a Travel Emergency

When you are travelling abroad, enjoying yourself and relaxing is the first thing on your mind. But in the unlikely event of things going wrong, it’s nice to know there is help on hand in a foreign land. British Embassies are there to help you should you run into trouble while you are abroad. They [...]

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Health policies for older adults: thoughts for action

The speed of growth of the population of older adults has been much faster than expected in every country. In Chile today one out of ten persons is an older adult and in the next twenty years this proportion will duplicate. Population aging is a success of development but also presents a medical and social [...]

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Raise your political voice

As citizens head to the voting booths Nov. 5 to select a president to lead us to the 21st century, those who are also people of faith will wrestle anew with the issue.

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Healthy Aging means both exercise and prevention

We may not be able to engage in the same sports with the same vigor as when we were younger, but there are many ways to keep fit. The bottom line is that you are never too old to exercise.

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36 Days 9 Hours to Hell!

The jobs that will be created for the reconstruction and rebuilding of Japan is one (long term) benefit that will result from this unfortunate earthquake, but its hard to envision Japan’s revival in the midst of their worst crisis since World War II.

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The elderly people of post-Soviet Ukraine: medical, social, and economic challenges

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Dec;53(12):2216-20 Over the past 14 years, since Ukraine became an independent nation, the country has made major strides toward achieving political and economic reforms, exemplified by the recent populist uprising for fair and free elections. Despite these successes, many challenges still lie ahead, particularly in the area of health care [...]

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