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Fox News: Wall Street Thinks ‘Elizabeth Warren Is the Devil’

Fox News, or as many Americans like to refer to them, Faux News, is at it again with name calling and misinformation. This time one of their news hosts delivered this doozy, saying that Elizabeth Warr…


Dog Gets 3D Printed Legs And Runs For First Time in Life

Derby, a handsome husky with incredible charm, was born with severely underdeveloped front legs. His first family couldn't take care of him, so he was handed over to Peace and Paws, a dog rescue group…


Why Rudolph And His Reindeer Friends Are in Danger

In spite of their Christmas fame and status as Santa's sidekick, reindeer populations are declining worldwide, according to a recently published study in the Journal for Nature Conservation. Populatio…


How Not to Die While Shoveling Snow

Jack Frost and Father Winter combined forces last week and walloped the Northeastern United States with a massive snow storm. Long before many people could actually dig their way out of their home…


12 Wacky Weather Facts: From Moonbows to Blood Rain

With our warming climate, weird weather is making headlines nearly monthly - abominable snowstorms, crippling heat waves and  flash flood of biblical proportions. But weird weather has been around lon…


Man Almost Dies After Rescuing Cat from Fire

Dogs can be a man's best friend, but so can cats. Clearly, the Los Angeles man who recently risked his own life to save his cat from a building fire believed this to be true - and he was not going to …


Hike and Rock Climb With Your Cat? Yes.

I once had a cat who loved to take short walks with me in our neighborhood and I have another cat now who enjoys visiting neighbors with me. A friend who adopted one of my past foster kitties, Morocco…


Mama Earth Has A Nasty Fever And It Is Our Fault

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its final report this week and the prognosis for the patient - Mama Earth - is not good. The report explains quite straightforward…


Warning: #BearSelfies Are A Dumb Idea

Just because someone owns a smart phone doesn't make them "smart." Could this be any more apparent than in Lake Tahoe, California, where a disturbingly stupid trend to rush toward wild bears in an eff…


8 Ways to Spot A Witch (Circa 1692)

October is the month of vampires, ghouls, werewolves and witches. We celebrate these creatures of the night now, but once-upon-a-time they haunted the darkest recesses of our imaginations. In late 17t…


about Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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