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Rescue Plane En Route to Evacuate Man in Antarctica
Offbeat  (tags: science, medicine, unusual )

- 2778 days ago -
A rescue plane is in the air en route to McMurdo Station in Antarctica in an effort to evacuate an American crew member from the U.S. research station, LiveScience has learned. The man is said to be in serious but stable condition. Officials have not said
Odds Stacked Against San Harvesters of Devil's Claw
Offbeat  (tags: San tribe, Namibia, southern Africa, devil's claw, medicine, biodiversity, National Park, Khwe people, nature conservation, resource, wildlife )

- 2906 days ago -
BWABWATA, Namibia, May 8, 2010 (IPS/IFEJ) - Nguni Diyasen gently loosens the earth with a hoe and then widens the hole with her bare hands. Fifty centimetres down she uncovers the light brown root of a devil's claw. Used to treat arthritis and rheumatism
The Seven Uncertain Lives of the Iberian Lynx
Offbeat  (tags: iberian lynx, in capivity, kidney disease, deaths, medicine, health )

- 2949 days ago -
a confirmation that half of the 70 Iberian lynx in captivity suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), which has already killed four and finish with ten in a year, is a new setback in
Cruise From Charleston: 350 Sick Aboard Ship in Caribbean
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- 2980 days ago -
CHARLESTON, S.C. - About 350 people who got sick a week into a Caribbean cruise were responding well to medicine, the cruise line said Tuesday
Native Americans Explore Balance With Nature in Thousand Oaks
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- 2993 days ago -
Ventura County residents have a chance to connect with nature and learn how Native Americans lived in harmony with their surroundings during weekend events in Thousand Oaks.
Elderly and Abandoned, 84 Haitians Await Death
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- 3018 days ago -
The old lady crawls in the dirt, wailing for her pills. The elderly man lies motionless as rats pick at his overflowing diaper.
Sign Up: USDA June 29th Deadline to Halt GE, Drug and Industrial Chemicals in Food Crops
Offbeat  (tags: GMOs, GE food, GE crops, Obama, USDA, pollution, politics, science, environment, Sustainabililty, organic, eco-friendly, healthy, food, family, protection, interesting, society, abuse, nutrition, prevention, risks, cancer, NewTechnology, medicine )

- 3240 days ago -
Many social welfare, health and environmental organizations are asking Americans to sign up before June 29 to halt the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) proposed rule which will significantly weaken the regulation of Genetically Engineered
Mystery Condition Leaves Hedgehog With No Spines
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- 3325 days ago -
An animal hospital is appealing for help to fix a hedgehog with no spines. Experts are baffled by his condition, which has caused his skin to dry and his spines to fall out. Practitioners of alternative medicine are asked to suggest possible remedies.
Medical Pot Smokers Can Light Up at Festival
Offbeat  (tags: AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, health, interesting, medicine, news, prevention, research, society, americans, GoodNews, health, rights )

- 3497 days ago -
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Medical pot users got a high-five from the Santa Cruz City Council. The city's smoking ban is being lifted temporarily so medical pot patients can light up at a weekend marijuana festival.
Can We Really Transplant a Human Soul?
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- 3661 days ago -
The suggestion, highlighted again this week, that donor patients could not only be acquiring the organs but also the memories - or even the soul - of the donor is surely one such story.
Beware of Lemons Slices in Your Drinks When Dining Out!
Offbeat  (tags: americans, healthcare, news, business, consumers, environment, humans, society, safety, environment, pets, protection, death, diet, disease, food, health, illness, medicine, nutrition, prevention, research, safety, science, treatment, warning, investigati )

- 3696 days ago -
Two out of every three restaurant lemon wedges in a study were covered in disease-causing bacteria -- incl. fecal bacteria. A tot. of 25 dif,potentially dangerous, microorganisms were discovered.FYI, used to be a cert. restaur.inspector,but 2/3 ratio...!
Spanking Kids Increases Risk of Sexual Problems as Adults.
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, child, children, culture, ethics, education, government, health, humans, interesting, politics, society, safety, sadness, rights, violence, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, family, health, illness, investigation, medicine, preventi )

- 3702 days ago -
Children who are spanked or victims of other corporal punishment are more likely to have sexual problems as a teen or adult, according to new research presented today.
Chronic Pain Harms The Brain
Offbeat  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, illness, humans, healthcare, health, medicine, research, science, treatment, discovery, interesting, health, science, off-beat )

- 3728 days ago -
People with unrelenting pain are often depressed, anxious and have difficulty making simple decisions. Here's the reason why.
Blue-Eyed Humans Have A Single, Common Ancestor
Offbeat  (tags: culture, family, interesting, humans, society, world, babies, health, humans, medicine, research, study, discovery, GeneticEngineering, medicine, science, scientists, humans, news, unusual )

- 3734 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Jan. 31, 2008) -- New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor!
Cigarette Toxins Disable Gene Which Slows Aging
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, environment, pollution, research, suffering, propaganda, death, business, corporate, consumers, marketing, safety, rights, cancer, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, health, illness, medicine, prevention, warning )

- 3736 days ago -
Toxins in cigarette smoke wipe out a gene that plays a vital role in protecting the body from the effects of premature aging. Rahman has spent years studying how the 4,700 toxic chemical compounds in cigarettes assault lung tissue.

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