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At Least 1 American Child Is Shot Every Hour - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Children, Health, Medicine, Security, Shooting, USA, Violence )

- 670 days ago -
A recent research estimates over 10,000 under-18s were shot in the US in 2009 - at least one third died. While infants are mostly injured due to firearms mishaps, teenagers are most often victims of criminal armed assaults.
Detroit Rallies for Rescued Dog Found Skinned
Offbeat  (tags: fund raiser available, abuse, activists, americans, sadness, safety, violence, treatment, safety, prevention, medicine, healthcare, health, abused, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, protection, sadness, suffering, pets )

- 806 days ago -
Staff at a Garden City rescue group are calling a case of animal abuse one of the worst they've ever seen: a rat terrier was abandoned after being stabbed and partially skinned. Veterinarian Amanda Houk with Patty after her five-hour surgery.
Community Donations Bring Burned Dog Home
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, GoodNews, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, treatment, safety, healthcare, medicine, pictures )

- 827 days ago -
Photo credit to Sharon Cantillon of The Buffalo News After having been surrendered for three months of medical care, Rocsi (pronounced "Roxy") the chocolate Lab is finally going home.
Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

- 859 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.
ACTION NEEDED Disaster Response Fund to Help Protect More Cats
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- 916 days ago -
We've all been stirred by the images coming out of Oklahoma. A black and white cat named Panda is rescued from underneath a pile of rubble--terrified, but safe in the arms of her ecstatic owner.
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, endangered, habitat, GoodNews, nature, humans, protection, world, health, healthcare, illness, disease, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, medicine, prevention, safety, risks, treatment, business, lies, money, dishonesty, corruption, cove )

- 949 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
Greenwash: To Mislead, Cover Up, or Gloss Over Damaging Facts By Appealing to Environmental Values.
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, torture, information, protection, society, safety, business, animals, pets, illness, research, prevention, healthcare, health, treatment, safety, medicine, death, disease, drugs, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, killed, killing, s )

- 951 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
Offbeat  (tags: coal, clearing its natural ecosystems, protection, safety, society, world, interesting, environment, animals, healthcare, family, illness, prevention, protection, safety, risks, treatment, health, environment, disease, death, medicine, sadness, suffering, s )

- 966 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)
Offbeat  (tags: education, disease, medicine, unusual, interesting, society, culture, news, children )

- 987 days ago -
Wendy Killian gets our hero teacher of the day award!
5 Health Benefits of Friendship
Offbeat  (tags: americans, activists, culture, freedoms, health, safety, internet, interesting, GoodNews, family, protection, safety, photos, humor, healthcare, medicine, prevention, treatment )

- 989 days ago -
Aids in recovery, helps with stress find out the other wonderful ways friendship enhances our lives
Don't Abandon 9/11 First Responders
Offbeat  (tags: cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, treatment )

- 1173 days ago -
September 11th 2001, first responders raced into contaminated rubble and toxic air to mount a truly heroic rescue effort. More than a decade later, those 9/11 first responders are still facing the devastating health effects of those rescue efforts.
13 Handy Uses for Ice Cubes
Offbeat  (tags: children, coolstuff, organic, health, interesting, healthcare, health, medicine )

- 1229 days ago -
Another use is when you have a headache put some on your head. It works really well for sinus headaches also. i have personal experience with this, It works
Offbeat  (tags: Medicine, diseases, malaria and HIV )

- 1889 days ago -
Right now, negotiators at secretive talks are working on a deal that would cut off people from life-saving medicines.Millions of people rely on generic medicines to treat like malaria and HIV. If the so-called Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreemen..
American Indian Movement & John Trudell
Offbeat  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, John Trudell, Activists, culture, society, humans, interesting, health, medicine, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics )

- 1896 days ago -
Includes video of Trudell recorded in mid-September.

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