The truth about the Ice Bucket Challenge: Viral memes shouldn't dictate our charitable giving

Vox.com takes a look at charitable donations:

The choices we make about where to donate money for health causes aren’t always rational. We are probably more often driven to give by a disease that has touched a loved one than by utilitarian calculations about which illnesses impact the most people or receive the least investment from pharmaceutical companies.

If you make regular donations, there are some good resources at the bottom, so be sure to click through and check those out.

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