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articles by: Kara Foran

7 Ways Not To Fail at Eating Healthy When You’re Busy

I understand your pain. My commute to work is an hour on a good day. Living carless in the busy and beautiful city of San Francisco, I spend countless hours briskly walking down bustling streets while…

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Ugly Fruits & Veggies: Why They Matter (Video)

This French grocery store just started doing what every grocery store should be doing: selling produce that is edible. This means selling produce that doesn't fit into the manicured expectation of…

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What Your Poop is Trying to Tell You (Infographic)

Poop can be quite the taboo (unless you're a five-year-old). It's time we start giving our poop a closer look and a larger conversation. Just like your hair, fingernails and skin, poop gives you valua…

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My Cat Saved My Son from an Aggressive Dog (Video)

Warning: some photos in this video contain mildly graphic content. When an aggressive and violent dog bit this boy, the boy was defenseless. Then something amazing happened. The boy's tabby cat …

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Overexcited Red Fox (Video)

Chuckles the fox lives at Treehouse Wildlife Center after sustaining neurological damage. He loves to be greeted, especially in the morning. Here's how Chuckles the fox says "good morning" to his …

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9 Heartwarming Stories of Animals Rescuing Each Other

It's time to celebrate the unsung heroes of the animal kingdom! One of the most famous stories of animal heroism showcases Koko the female gorilla. Koko was taught sign language (approximately one …

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They Worried This Cat Would Kill Ducklings. Instead, She Saved Them (Video)

Watch how amazing timing and nature-based maternal instincts save some fluffy ducklings lives. Oh, and there are cute newborn kittens involved too, in case you were hoping for even more baby animals…

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Nutz the Rescued Pet Squirrel Thinks He’s a Cat (Video)

Nutz the squirrel is one hyper pet pal. He fell out of a tree when he was just a baby, and was adopted by a cat who was in the middle of raising kittens. She nursed him, and he grew up to be one hap…

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Therapy Dog Honored In High School Yearbook

Prince the Therapy Dog Prince worked as comfort dog at an Indiana high school for four years--right up until his 2013 retirement. As the school's beloved therapy dog, Prince calmed down stressed ou…

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Tiniest Kitten Grows Up on Camera (Video)

Ohagi is one curious kitten. Watch her grow up and get into trouble with her animal friends in this adorable cat diary. Related Cat Cafes in Japan Are Booming Top 10 Ways to Help Cats That Do…

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about 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 the bus or a friend of twenty years. Her passion for people is only matched by her love of animals and a deep interest in whole and raw food benefits. She constantly looks for ways to make her daily lifestyle healthier and more fulfilling--a wonderful and never-ending task.

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