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Hillside : PLEASE HELP...
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, rescued, treatment, safety, health, photos )

Borg
- 10 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
We have taken in 50 of these forgotten horses in very recent weeks and we are only able to continue giving sanctuary to these animals with the support of people who also want to help them. PLEASE, PLEASE consider donating to help feed and care for these
Some Patients 'Wake Up' During Surgery
Offbeat  (tags: health, treatment, surgery, general anaesthesia, conscious )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than 300 people a year in the UK and Ireland report they have been conscious during surgery - despite being given general anaesthesia.
Sibling Bullying Increases Depression Risk
Offbeat  (tags: children, Sibling, health, University of Oxford, UK )

Ray
- 13 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Being bullied regularly by a sibling could put children at risk of depression when they are older, a study led by the University of Oxford suggests.
The Neurons That Shaped Civilization
Offbeat  (tags: humans, interesting, goodnews, society, health )

Tonya
- 14 days ago - ted.com
Neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons. Only recently discovered, these neurons allow us to learn complex social behaviors, some of which formed the foundations of human civilization as we know it.
Rich Vs Poor: Dietary Gap Widens Rapidly, Study Shows
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Food, Health, Robert Bridge, USA )

Ray
- 18 days ago - rt.com
Evidence of America's widening wealth gap since the 2007 financial crisis show that the bottom tier of US income earners is falling rapidly behind on the nutrition front. Meanwhile, the diets of higher wage earners are also sub-par.
Radioactive Pigs. Just Another Reason to Visit Germany.
Offbeat  (tags: environment, health, food, safety, boars are radioactive, Chernobyl, diet, Europe, German government, Germany, health, nuclear energy, public saftery, radioactive material, sausages, wild boar )

Joanne
- 19 days ago - wellthisiswhatithink.com
A new study from the German government, reported by The Telegraph, shows that more than one in three wild boar killed by hunters in the region are too radioactive to be safe for humans to eat.
Woman Working 4 Jobs to Make Ends Meet Dies While Napping in Car Between Shifts
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Economy, Health, Police, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes "wouldn't sleep for five days," according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.
Family Sues Georgia Police for Tasering Man 13 Times Before He Died
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Clashes, Court, Crime, Health, Human rights, Law, Police, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
The family of a man who died after police used a stun gun on him as many as 13 times while he was handcuffed has filed a lawsuit against the two former officers of East Point, Georgia, according to the family's lawyer.
Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-Year-Old Challenges World's Fastest Man
Offbeat  (tags: diet, health, interesting, 103-years-old, Japan, running, sports, exercises )

Naoko
- 24 days ago - japantoday.com
Miyazaki, who hails from tea-growing Shizuoka prefecture, about 200 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, was a late bloomer, only taking up running at the age of 92 after watching an old people's sports day broadcast on television.
He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, activists, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, fashion, ethics, humans, government, health, law, media, news, politics, safety, sadness, rights, travel, violence, world, government, healthconditions, humans, politics, 'CI )

Wendy
- 24 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
Cassidy, the Three-Legged Hero
Offbeat  (tags: women, pets, off-beat, news, interesting, humans, dogs, americans, children, pictures, safety, performance, CoolStuff, health, healthy, travel, animalwelfare, suffering, rescued, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 29 days ago - dogchannel.com
Why it is so important to offer your services to your local rescue as a foster. Cassidy, a 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog-Australian Shepherd mix was found by the side of the road, buried under piles of litter. ~ THIS IS BABY
Richard Dawkins: 'Immoral' Not to Abort Down's Foetuses
Offbeat  (tags: Down's syndrome, Health, unborn babies, Richard Dawkins )

Ray
- 31 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Richard Dawkins, the atheist writer, has caused a stir on Twitter claiming it is "immoral" to allow unborn babies with Down's syndrome to live. But what do the relatives of people with Down's syndrome think about the comments?
Hillside Animal Sanctuary - Our Latest Rescues...
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, rescued, animals, protection, AnimalWelfare, health, habitat, pictures )

Borg
- 32 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
Teddy Bear, a friendly Akita will be arriving with us very soon as his time had run out in a stray dog pound where he is pictured above - three Chinese Water Deer who we rescued - Blind Lamb Making Friends - Two More Cows Wellie and Willow...
Big Tobacco Fuming: Philip Morris Threatens to Sue Over Plain Cigarette Packaging
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 38 days ago - rt.com
Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes.
Click for Free Cat Litter Everyday
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, GoodNews, safety, health, animalwelfare, cats, protection, rescued, environment, prevention, protection, disease, healthcare, health )

Kelly
- 43 days ago - freekatlitter.com
Click below to get the cat scratching... and every day you do, we'll provide much needed litter to animal shelters. Click to scratch every day - the more you do, the more high quality litter we can donate - they need it!
 

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