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12 Eco-Friendly Activities for Kids of All Ages

Environmental protection is an issue that affects our children deeply. The condition of the world when they grow up will shape their health and their lives. Even very young toddlers can be introduced …

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Stray Dog Who Swallowed Basketball Makes Amazing Recovery

Pets, especially dogs, have the unfortunate habit of swallowing all sorts of crazy non-edible objects from legos and beer bottles to wallets full of cash, but I think Hannah, the pit bull mix currentl…

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Why Buy Organic Cotton?

Cotton has really great marketing behind it, but conventional cotton has some dirty secrets. I'm sure you guys have all seen those "Fabric of Our Lives" ad campaigns, featuring happy people snugglin…

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Rabid Cat Attacks Woman and Children

Earlier this month, in Pittsburgh's Spring Hill neighborhood, local authorities warned residents about a rabid cat that not only attacked a woman and two children but was still loose in the neighborho…

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The Story of SmokeyBear & His Resilient Leg

Every year our family fosters a few homeless mama cats and their kittens for the Humane Society -- in general, a very rewarding and heartwarming experience, even with all the poop scooping. But our mo…

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Are Unhealthy Diets a Greater Threat Than Tobacco?

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has boldly stepped into the food wars, claiming that an unhealthy diet is a greater global health risk than tobacco. The statement w…

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Care2 Reader: ‘It Feels Good to Help Others’

When you write for Care2.com, you never know how you'll touch someone's life or how it'll come back to you. Back in July of 2011, as I was going through treatment for triple-negative breast cancer (TN…

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Bee-Killing Pesticide More Dangerous Than Previously Believed

The decade-long debate over the safety of neonicotinoid ("neonics") may be coming to an end. New developments from around the world demonstrate that these pesticides are not only a threat to bees, but…

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Watch Hoot & Annie On This Live Owl Cam

About five years ago, Cathy Howell, staff attorney for The Nature Conservancy in Texas, decided she needed a new project. This nature enthusiast and amateur woodworker wanted to get her hands dirty—an…

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Service Dog Receives College Diploma

This year about 2,500 students just graduated from Idaho State University. Embracing the rite-of-passage of the newly-educated, most also participated in a commencement ceremony to receive their hard-…

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I would rather be set on fire than go shopping for groceries every day.

Curious how getting a tan gets a bad rap these days. Something to do with people selling sunscreens …

Chill, would you please just CHILL. Good dog.

I never liked wine very much my whole life. Then, when we were visiting my step-son and his girlfri…

I haven't seen a doctor in years but I try new things in life to keep going until I don't anymore. I…