"These accounts showcase those persevering at the grassroots level, connecting our global community through a shared lens of giving back and helping one another."
Keen fisherwoman Jamie Bisceglia knew there was a photo contest at the Tacoma fishing derby and when she saw fisherman had caught a small octopus she made a rash decision.
When Luis Navarro, who always woke up struggling to breathe, posted three photographs of his cat as he slept, the reaction was intense with some saying it was just affection where others stated the cat is a would-be murderer.
It was two weeks ago, just days after being sworn in to the Australian parliament, that the 45-year-old Labor MP was told the breast cancer that had been successfully treated in 2011 had returned.
"By 8am, eleven of my 24 residents are expecting to be sitting in the dining room washed, dressed and ready for their meal. Let's break that down. That's 8 minutes and 18 seconds per resident!"
"Some people believe it’s inevitable they’ll develop dementia because of their genetics. However it appears that you may be able to substantially reduce your dementia risk by living a healthy lifestyle.”
"Some people said, 'You look ill,' which is what my wife thought. Others were saying, 'Well done'. And the thing is, it wasn't meant to be an aspirational thing."
The new nerve transfer technique means the 13, all with tetraplegia, are now able to feed themselves, hold a drink, brush their teeth and hair, put on make-up, write, handle money and credit cards, and use tools and electronic devices
A report released earlier this month predicted that 60% of the meat products we consume in 2040 will either be plant-based or cultured alternatives.