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Self-Care: Finding Happiness in Giving

Nicki Gardes - Thursday, February 28, 2019
by MCF Chief Operating Officer Gail Doerr One of the most encouraging findings to have emerged from the science of happiness is that people take delight in giving to others. In fact, several studies have found that spending money on others brings more happiness than spending on yourself. The research suggests that certain factors need to be in place in order to maximiz ..

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A Disturbing Trend: Cocaine-Related Overdose Deaths

Nicki Gardes - Thursday, February 28, 2019
by MCF Director of Public Policy Ann Geddes The Department of Health recently released preliminary data for unintentional overdose deaths for the period January through September 2018. During this time there were 1,848 unintentional overdose deaths – an eight percent increase over the same period in 2017. While the number of heroin-related deaths and prescriptio ..

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