Did you know that the waste residue generated by Ontario dentists in Canada in putting in and removing mercury fillings contains between 42 percent to 54 percent mercury by weight, according to a study published by the Canadian Dental Association? Did you also know the same study concluded that when dental offices don’t use mercury […]
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This post brought to you by HP Matter. Recent rapid advances in technology have given us some amazing tools and toys over the last decade, but most of us probably only know about the high-tech innovations, apps, and gadgets intended for personal or home use. However, the same massive technological shift that has helped to […]
Here in the developed world, we take modern healthcare and all of the technology that supports it for granted, including the most basic of services, such as power and light. But in the developing world, mothers and newborns can die during childbirth for lack of those simple services, even with the most skilled midwives or […]
A Gift of Service connects those who want to give help with those who need the help and those who provide it, giving them a way to provide housecleaning, babysitting, nanny service, handyman services, dog walking, or more. Have you ever had your life stopped in its tracks by a sudden crisis? Whether it is from illness, accident, a death in the family or one of life’s other challenges, most of us will run into a crisis at some point in our lives that throws us off the tracks. Anne Carey is building A Gift of Service for people to give help at times like this when it is needed the most.
In rural Africa, news travels very slowly. This makes it very difficult to know when isolated cases of malaria start to signal the beginning of any wider outbreaks. The partnership between HP, NGOs, and other companies is tackling this challenge with mobile technologies which could save millions of lives worldwide.
This is another in our series of environmentally focused cartoons we are featuring from Seppo Leinonen a cartoonist from Finland. I met Seppo through Twitter @sepponet and loved his business oriented green cartoons – I think you will too!