IN SAHEL: FAMILY PLANNING MEETS CLIMATE CHANGE
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Niger and other countries in the Sahel region of Africa are facing a brutal combination of the highest population growth rates in the world and the devastating effects of climate change – a combination that spells disaster. Some scientists now say family planning might help in providing some relief on both issues.
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In Brazil, beauty could be considered a human right — or has been, since 1988, when the country guaranteed access to reconstructive surgery through its universal health care system. Today, some experts say, this has led to a culture of risky aesthetic experimentation on the poor to fine tune plastic surgery for the rich.
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Everyone knows that the rent is too damn high, but for seniors in the Mission and all across San Francisco, the mental health implications born from the struggle to find stable housing can have dire consequences.