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Why You May Want a Therapy Dog When You’re Sick

A therapy dog is truly a special breed of animal. Unlike service dogs, which are used to help people with a specific disability, therapy dogs are†specially trained and credentialed to†provide love, su…

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The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie…

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20 Ways to Mend and Repair Things That Are Broken

Got a broken thing? Don't pitch it. Fix it! Here are lots of ways to repair instead of replace. OK, so before we get to all of the repair ideas, I need to get something off of my chest. I can'…

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Florida Cat Dials 911 And Gets Adopted

Zeke, the cat, apparently had enough of being at a†homeless animal shelter. The clever cat†got on the phone and dialed 911. According to ABC news, after 911 was dialed and no one responded to the d…

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Can A Litter of Puppies Have More Than One Father?

We are currently fostering a canine family consisting of seven puppies (Cosmo, Piper, Pompeii, Sterling, Max, Snoopy and Cheyanne) and their mama, Daisy. Curiously, the puppies look very little like t…

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Firefighter Saves Dogs, Then Pays Their Medical Bills

Utah, my home state, doesn't always make headlines for positive stories; polygamy, bizarre politics and air pollution are often tied to news about the state. However, community involvement and helping…

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8 Tips for Going Vegan on a Budget

One of the myths about the vegan lifestyle is that itís too expensive for the average or low-income family. Perhaps this is because many people relate the term Ďveganí or a plant-based diet to pre-pac…

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Is it Better to Buy Organic or Local? Now We Know.

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community ó and the planet. Iíve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for quite sometime. But now, more than …

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Why the Hobby Lobby Birth Control Case Matters

We're going to get a little bit political up in here today. Let's talk a bit about the Hobby Lobby birth control case and what it means. As consumers, we vote with our wallets. When we spend money…

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Autism & Vaccines: What You Need to Know

How did the myth about vaccines and autism get started? The graphic below looks at the science. The vaccines and autism myth began with a 1998 study that should never have been published. The study -…

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I would never have guessed that fluoride is in tea. Thanks for the information.

Excellent education for many. Making love is a deeply spiritual experience - and as with medit…

Pills should never replace good quality food.