News tagged with social welfare

Fixing Massachusetts' troubled foster care system

Last week, the death of a 2-year-old foster child in Auburn, Massachusetts, drew widespread attention to the state's troubled child welfare system. As criticism of its Department of Children and Families continues to mount, ...

Aug 27, 2015
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S. Korea to tax lip jobs and priests

The South Korean government plans to exploit the country's obsession with plastic surgery by extending taxes to popular procedures like lip jobs to help fund spiralling social welfare costs.

Aug 08, 2013
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Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life-expectancy

Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life expectancy compared to those who didn't experience the Holocaust, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Haifa jointly with Leiden University. The results have ...

Jul 31, 2013
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