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Pope Francis has advocated for responsible stewardship of our precious, planetary gift right along. Now, though, he is devoting
I'm sorry folks, I realize this is a bit lugubrious. Reality is, sometimes. It rarely helps, however, to look away and simply
It is essential to generate and communicate evidence in a way that enables decision-makers to understand the value of investing in prevention while taking into account their priorities, interests and constituencies.