New Prison Policies Protect, Respect Transgender Inmates

Pennsylvania prisons are complying with federal rules regarding the safety of transgender inmates, but some advocates want them to do more.

Native Americans Forge Path to Better Dental Care

Poor oral health is a scourge on tribal lands across the nation, but some see a path forward in a different kind of dental professional.

Songs for the Dying: Hospice Choirs Bring Peace, Comfort

The singers enter single file, taking slow, deliberate steps as they intone a soft melody. Norman Doelling, an 85-year-old who recently suffered a stroke, is there waiting, an audience of one.

Ollie’s Rare Diagnosis | Read More | Landing | Blog | DoveLewis

Ollie, a 10 year-old Sheltie had always been very healthy, but after a camping trip he became lethargic then paralyzed. A rare diagnosis saved his life.

7 Unhelpful Phrases and Better Responses to Help Those Living with Anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder affects 40 million people in the US and is characterized by excessive, persistent and unrealistic worry caused by genetics, brain chemistry and personality. Here are 7 ways to rephrase common statements.

Minimum Income Required to Live in Each State

Whether you’re a recent college graduate deciding where to begin your career or a seasoned professional looking for a change, it’s important to consider how much it actually costs to live where you want to settle.

60 Ft into a Culvert to Rescue Dog

An Animal Control Officer in Steamboat Springs, CO crawled 60 feet into a narrow culvert to rescue a scared dog.

Great Dreamer

You can do it!


Tomorrow will be a better day.

Preserving Native Languages in the Classroom Helps Refugee Students

Syrian children are facing a massive adjustment, and maintaining their birth language and culture is key to every child’s identity.

Cloud of Smoke

You’ve heard the expression “spread like wildfire,” right? Wildfires can start in an instant, and build quickly. Since wildfire season is upon us and people and animals in Canada are suffering horrendously already, I’m publicizing a brief video created by FEMA that reminds those of us in wildfire zones about the cost of living unprepared.


Two young immigrants slowly come to grips with what it means to be “illegal” in the only place they call home.

Chicago Computer Scientists Program an End to Food Waste

Every day Rajesh Karmani has to solve a complex logistics puzzle: on one side, 100+ food donors (restaurants, corporate cafeterias, groceries and catering companies), on the other, 250 nonprofits that need food, including shelters and after-school programs.

9 Women Speak Out Against Motherhood Pressures

Women face an undue amount of pressure and judgment when it comes to motherhood. These powerful women aren’t immune to criticism, but they speak eloquently against gender bias as it applies to motherhood.

Changing the Narrative

People can sabotage their own efforts by looking at things in terms of “I can’t do it.” Whether we’re aware of it or not, our energy is reflected in our word choices.