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Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, eldercare, caretakers, economic bind, medicine, family, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
Senior citizens whose finances fall IN THE MIDDLE -- not rich, not poor -- can find themselves in a real bind if they need home care. And their loved ones can find themselves caught in the middle as well.
White House Halts Research Into "Super Strains" of Infectious Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Obama Administration, Health, Funding, Budget, Cuts, Infectious Diseases )

Brian
- 2 days ago - richarddawkins.net
"The funding halt affects future influenza, MERS, and SARS research -- and current researchers have been asked to suspend their studies as well."
3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep
Green Lifestyle  (tags: healthconditions, humans, habitat, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, Sustainabililty, water, ecosystems, eco-friendly, environment, home, Sustainabililty, organic, protection, garden, CoolStuff, design, ecosystems, conservation, health )

Susan
- 2 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably laugh.But while y ou might not be able exchange a night of studying for playing some jazz while you snooz
This Might Be The Worst Job At An Ebola Clinic
World  (tags: Liberia, Doctors Without Borders, health, ebola, treatment, prevention, children, family, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - msn.com
"This wasn't a job that we planned for anyone to do, but somebody had to do it," he wrote in a post on the Doctors Without Borders website.
Kleine-Levin Syndrome: Why the Rare 'Sleeping Beauty' Illness Is No Fairytale
Offbeat  (tags: Syndrome, Kleine-Levin, Health, Sleep )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
BBC Inside Out meets a young woman whose extremely rare illness causes her to sleep for weeks on end, While many of us dream of a few extra hours' sleep due to the pressures of work and family, such an idea is the stuff of nightmares for one young woman.
Sick Man Reunites With Beloved Chihuahua, Sparking Remarkable Turnaround for Both
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, environment, health, humans, pets, society )

Lone
- 5 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
From his hospital bed, frail James Wathen, 73, told a health care worker that he missed his dog, Bubba. Wathen hadn't seen Bubba, his faithful one-eyed Chihuahua, since he arrived at Baptist Health Corbin
Ebola: Is Bushmeat Behind the Outbreak?
Offbeat  (tags: Meat, Animals, Bats, Ebola, Health )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Bushmeat is believed to be the origin of the current Ebola outbreak. The first victim's family hunted bats, which carry the virus. Could the practice of eating bushmeat, which is popular across Africa, be responsible for the current crisis?
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
Science & Tech  (tags: design, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, environment, health, humans, NewTechnology, safety, science, tech, technology, toxins, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Every human being in every developed nation on Earth, whether living in a rural or isolated area, in the middle of a large city, or near an industrialized area, now contains at least 700 contaminants in their body including pesticides, pthalates, benzenes
'Scandalous': 1.6m UK Pensioners Living in Poverty - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Health, Human rights, Politics, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
More than one and a half million British pensioners are "floundering" on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.
Muzzled: New UK Laws Punish Owners of 'Dangerous' Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Health, Politics, Security, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
Owners of dangerous dogs could face fines of up to £20,000 under new laws designed to prevent dog attacks.The laws, which will come into effect next week, will also mean animals deemed 'dangerous' must be muzzled or microchipped.
Agroecology: The Capitalist Elephant in the Room
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agroecology, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - ourfoodfuture.com
...the single most important benefit of agroecological methods is that, at a time when carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere represents one of the single biggest threats to humanity, our soils represent the only real options for directing that CO2.
What This Man Does To Make His Wife Smile Is SO Sweet. (And Delightfully Goofy!)   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, men, 'Pink Tutu Project', breast cancer, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, inspiration, society )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - youtu.be
After his wife Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer, Bob began taking delightfully goofy photographs of himself in a pink tutu. The resulting images led to "The Tutu Project" and funding for Carey's Foundation, and organization that provides support
EPA: Those Bee-Killing Pesticides? They're Actually Pretty Useless
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, farming, bees, food, neonicotinoids, pesticides, health, Sustainabililty, Bayer, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
So, there's this widely used class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, marketed by chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta, that have emerged as a prime suspect in honeybee collapse, and may also be harming birds and water-borne critters. But at least they
How the Growth of Monoculture Crops Is Destroying Our Planet and Still Leaving Us Hungry
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The future of our food is not looking so hot thanks to the prevalence of monoculture agriculture. What is a monoculture you ask? Simply put a monoculture is a single crop repeatedly grown on the same land. Major crops that are grown as a monoculture are..
U.S. Set to Blow $2.8 Trillion By Sitting in Traffic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, health, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, travel )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - inhabitat.com
Congestion will cost the U.S. $2.8 trillion over the next 16 years. It's a boggling figure - but that's exactly what a new report by the Seattle-based INRIX and the Centre for Economics and Business Research(CEBR) has found. The direct and indirect costs

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