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Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

- 853 days ago -
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests.
Chicken Rescuer Says Hens From New Colony Cages as Damaged as Those From Battery Cages
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- 916 days ago -
Justine Renhard is a 42-years-old, and living in England who has rescued a lot of animals. Among them, Justine has had the opportunity of rescuing both chicken hens from battery cages as well as chicken hens from the new enriched cages
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- 943 days ago -
WE HELPED TO MAKE THIS A REAL. The petition is still open if you would like to sign it or share it. SEE THE PETITION SITE FOR THE FULL WONDERFUL UPDATE
Cat Detects Owner's Brain Aneurysm
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- 944 days ago -
Noah, an orange and white tabby, began obsessing over his owner's head last year. In an interview with The Northern Virginia Daily, Janet Batten says, "He constantly smelled my head on the right side, in the front, and in my eye and in my nose.
Greenwash: To Mislead, Cover Up, or Gloss Over Damaging Facts By Appealing to Environmental Values.
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- 946 days ago -
With this goal, many people donate, totaling millions of dollars each year to organizations that say they are working to protect the environment and wildlife. But how much do we really know about these organizations and their activities?
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
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- 961 days ago -
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Selfless Kindergarten Teacher Gives Student a Kidney (Video)
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- 982 days ago -
Wendy Killian gets our hero teacher of the day award!
Organic Bytes #363: Factory Farms Gag Consumers
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- 1030 days ago -
Ag-Gag Bills: Another Assault by Corporations on Consumers' Right to Know
End Child Slavery Now
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- 1163 days ago -
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe environment. Sadly, 126 million children work in dirty, dangerous and degrading jobs, including 1.2 million children who are trafficked worldwide.
Why Do American Junk Food Giants Feel Urge To Force-Feed Us Titbit Sermons On Social Issues?
Offbeat  (tags: junk food, American fast food, politics, fatty, absurd, health care, Bible, Chick-fil-A, Papa John's, In-N-Out, congress, economy, diet, disease, consumers )

- 1192 days ago -
We've got the Papa John's pizza guys weighing in on the health care debate, while the burger slingers out west at In-N-Out can't serve up a cheeseburger without a Bible verse.
Lakota Freedom Delegation
Offbeat  (tags: climate, animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, activists, americans, ethics, culture, education, environment, goodnews, government, humans, world, society, poli )

- 1356 days ago -
The Lakota have withdrawn from every Treaty it ever signed with the US Govt. They have renounced US Citizenship. They say they will welcome anyone who does the same. We had been told in 72 by a local Rock Band that, ''We are the Indians today.''
Anti-Nuclear Activist Sees Commonalities Between Minamata And Fukushima
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, anti-nuclear, Fukushima, Minamata, unfairness, inequality, disasters, government's inaction, METI, responsibility, destruction, environment, pollution, disease, government, dishonesty )

- 1360 days ago -
"Inequality," said Smith, when asked what it is that both disasters have. It was not the government's inaction that she brought up first, but rather the unfairness of it all.
Feline Leukemia Does Not Have to Be a Death Sentence
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, cats, disease, FeLV, prevention, treatment, pet health, off beat )

- 1364 days ago -
Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) is the second leading cause of death in cats, killing 85% of infected cats within three years of diagnosis. The virus affects the cat's blood, causing various blood diseases. It also suppresses the cat's immune system.
Fears as Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters of Thailand
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- 1487 days ago -
Fears have been raised that snakes, crocodiles and disease could threaten locals and tourists as Thailand battles continually rising floodwaters. The main river coursing through the capital of Bangkok swelled to record highs today amid concern that flood
Plague Came From China
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- 1849 days ago -
The first outbreak of plague occurred in China more than 2,600 years ago before reaching Europe via Central Asia's "Silk Road" trade route, according to a study of the disease's DNA signature. The findings flesh out long-held suspicions about ...

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