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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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Baby Gorillas Named by Internet Users

The ceremony for naming a baby gorilla in Rwanda is called Kwita Izina. As part of a public outreach campaign for endangered gorillas, the naming practice was created for the beloved animals. This yea…

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Baby Gorillas in the Congo Rescued from War Zone

United Nations helicopters airlifted four orphaned eastern lowland baby gorillas out of an area where the could have been captured and sold on the bushmeat market for food. Violence between human mili…

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They Need You! Volunteer Now

Did you know that doing volunteer work can be as simple as playing with a dog or spending some time on your computer? You might do those things anyway, so why not do a little extra to help out those i…

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