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Colorado is the Next State Fighting for GMO Labels

The battle against GMOs is being waged once again, this time in both Oregon and Colorado. Both states will go to the polls to decide whether or not foods containing GMOs should be labeled as such. …

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Cannabis — in Your Lotion?

Marijuana may ignite debate when it comes to legalization for medical consumption, but what about topical application? As it turns out, cannabis has tremendous potential in skincare. It is even the ey…

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Transgender Child Wins Civil Rights Case

Sometimes it is necessary to take a critical step back and survey how much things have changed, within a social and community realm, and really appreciate the human desire for equality and tolerance. …

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Amazing Nature: Utah Aspen Grove Is 80,000 Years Old

In the Fishlake National Forest in Utah (pictured above), there is a colony of quaking aspen that is an estimated 80,000 years old, though no individual tree currently alive is anywhere near that age.…

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Tips to Talk to Children About the Colorado Shooting

Whether you're a parent of young children, or whether you simply spend time around young nieces, nephews, or children in your neighborhood, you may be wondering how to talk to children about the tragi…

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Talking to Children About the Batman Shooting (Video)

By Mallika Chopra I woke up this morning to emails saddened by the tragic news from Colorado.  Opened up CNN on my phone and saw the headlines: Gunman Kills 12 at Batman Movie. The alarm went …

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Are You Brave? Lessons About Fear & Courage From The Colorado Tragedy

Colorado teen Jarell Brooks just wanted to see a movie about superheroes. He didn’t realize, as he entered the fated theater in Aurora to see the latest Batman movie, that he was about to become one. …

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Threatened Bird Denied Protection

Another bird species has been acknowledged by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to deserve protection under the Endangered Species Act, but is not going to get it. This time it is the Gunnison sage g…

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