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Galapagos Tortoise, Aged 150, Put Down in California
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Animal, Galapagos tortoise, California, USA )

Ray
- 8 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A giant Galapagos tortoise more than 150 years old has been put down at a zoo in California.
The 'Ugly Truth' About Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Body Dysmorphic Disorde, Obsession )

Ray
- 8 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It is often dismissed as a "first world" problem and a "bad case of vanity" caused by today's obsession with appearance and celebrity.
Pet Parent Is Frantic - Incredible Hero Saves Dying Dog
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, goodnews, health, humans, pets, safety )

Dan
- 8 days ago - goo.gl
Amazing clip captures event that took place in 2011.The very simple technique this 'Hero' uses could save your pet's life one day.Must Watch and Share 3 minute video !... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Do You Really Need to Take 10,000 Steps a Day to Keep Fit?
Offbeat  (tags: Walking, Keep Fit, Health, NHS )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Fitbit and other fitness trackers set a default goal of 10,000 steps a day. But just how valid is this aim if you're trying to stay active, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.
Jock and Hamish... Buddy and Trish Have Arrived at Hillside
Offbeat  (tags: horses, neglect, rescued, animalwelfare, safety, treatment, health, pictures, photos, goodnews )

Borg
- 15 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
Jock and Hamish, (pictured) as we've named them, had some of the worst overgrown and neglected feet we have seen for some time.Today, Buddy has been safely gelded, along with eight other recently rescued horses and ponies, including Jock and Hamish above
Scientists Find Traces of Uranium in Lung of Hiroshima Woman Showered With 'Black Rain'
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, health, black rain, radiation, uranium, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, exposure )

Naoko
- 21 days ago - mainichi.jp
A joint research team of Hiroshima and Nagasaki universities said the group successfully photographed traces of uranium left in lung tissue of a woman who was showered by nuclear fallout known as "black rain" in Hiroshima in August 1945, the first evidenc
'WhereâEUR(TM)s the $500 Mn?âEUR(TM) Red Cross Promises Houses for 130,000 Haitians, âEUR(TM)Builds Only 6âEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Caribbean basin, Corruption, Health, Mass media, Natural disasters, USA )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
An investigation has found that the American Red Cross wasted $500 million in its bid to help Haiti, underperformed in its programs, and then tried to cover it up. Despite the NGOâEUR(TM)s celebrated success, insider accounts point to failures.
Cold Sore Virus 'Treats Skin Cancer'
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Health Care, Cancer, Cold Sore )

Ray
- 32 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A genetically-engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.
Make Supermarkets Hand Over All Unsold Food to Charities and Offer to the Needy.
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, education, environment, health, humans, law, news, politics, rights, safety, society, diet, ethics, family, food, health, nutrition, prevention, protection, society, ethics, GoodNews, law, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, f )

Marco
- 34 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Rather than wasting millions of pounds worth of food that is still usable, make supermarkets donate their leftover products that are still safe to eat, to food banks.
The Man And The Dog - 90 Second Video Ad That May Bring A Tear To Your Eyes
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, health, humans, interesting, pets, society )

Dan
- 35 days ago - goo.gl
As his owner gets carted off to the hospital after a stroke, this dog becomes (naturally) worried and depressed. But the ending provides a big surprise that lifts up the pups spirits... Featured story (Video On Site) on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Deadly Dog Flu Has Now Reached 13 States
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, dogs, endangered, protection, pets, suffering, sadness, healthcare, illness, prevention, protection, treatment, safety, medicine, health, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, warning )

Kelly
- 35 days ago - dogingtonpost.com
The sometimes deadly dog flu, canine influenza A H3N2, a type of bird flu that adapted with the ability to infect dogs first appeared in parts of Asia in 2007.
German Woman, 65, Gives Birth to Quadruplets
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, culture, ethics, health, humans, odd, overpopulation, society, women, world )

Caree
- 37 days ago - msn.com
A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. RTL said the babies stood a strong chance of survival but possible
Hillside Funds Urgently Needed...
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, health, protection, animals, funding, donations, photos, wildlife )

Borg
- 39 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
we have been asked to help with a Trading Standards neglect case involving several pigs, piglets and goats, and are arranging them to be transported to Hillside. Only this morning we were called out to the young female deer above, who had been injured..
Opinion: Let's Talk Menstruation. Period.
Offbeat  (tags: women, safety, health, menstruating, discrimination, menstruation, girls, silence, ashamed )

Naoko
- 41 days ago - ipsnews.net
Every month, more than two billion women around the world menstruate, and yet the topic is still shrouded by a veil of silence. While some girls celebrate their period as the first step into womanhood, many girls in developing or emerging countries are sh
I-Wonder: Florence Nightingale: Saving Lives With Statistics
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Health Care, Life Saving, statistics, lady with a lamp. )

Ray
- 43 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Florence Nightingale was so much more than a lady with a lamp. The legend of the saintly nurse has long obscured the truth âEUR" that her mathematical genius was what really saved so many lives.
 

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