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How Long Has Mankind Been Waging Germ Warfare?
Offbeat  (tags: Bacteria, Disease, Risk )

- 1256 days ago -
Humans have been using disease as a weapon of war for thousands of years. BBC Factomania looks at the history of our arsenal of germs.
Newborn Died Due to Staff Shortage, Doctor Claims
Offbeat  (tags: risk, pregnant, newborn, died, doctor )

- 2470 days ago -
A shortage of anesthesiologists at Victoria General Hospital may have contributed to the death of a newborn being delivered by caesarean section, a doctor claims.
Cyber-Attacks Put Sensitive Global Financial Data at Risk
Offbeat  (tags: Cyber-Attacks, manipulate, markets, risk )

- 2534 days ago -
Attacks Put Sensitive Global Financial Data at Risk. The International Monetary Fund's recent attacks bear the hallmarks of a sophisticated and targeted cyber-attack, putting sensitive global financial data at risk that may be used to manipulate markets.
Hartz Naturals Dog Treats Recalled Over Salmonella Risk!!
Offbeat  (tags: dog treats, hartz, recalling, salmonella, risk )

- 2813 days ago -
The Hartz Mountain Corp. is recalling 74,700 bags of Hartz Natural Real Beef Treats for Dogs because the 8 oz. bags may've been contaminated with salmonella. Hartz Mountain imported the dog treats from a Brazilian supplier, Bertin, S.A., and distributed
Researchers Shed Light On Trading Behavior In Animals -- And Humans
Offbeat  (tags: animals, food, humans, society, barter, risk )

- 3256 days ago -
Humans, from ancient exchanges of food to modern day home mortgages, have bartered or traded to receive something that they couldn't achieve on their own. It's the basis of the economy, and it requires a leap of faith to believe that each party will recei
Can Dogs Give You Breast Cancer? Bizarre Medical Theories That Experts Claim May Actually Be True
Offbeat  (tags: humans, breast cancer, virus, dogs, cats, risk )

- 3855 days ago -
Could it really be true that keeping a dog increases the risk of the disease? Analysis of breast cancer cases by researchers showed that patients with this type of cancer were significantly more likely to have kept a dog than a cat.
Alaska Woman Survives 19 Hours Afloat in Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: oceans, water, humans, risk, women, lucky, shipwreck, drown, fishing )

- 3865 days ago -
A 49-year-old woman held onto a water container to stay afloat for 19 hours until she was rescued from choppy ocean waters just over 1.5 kilometres off Maui. A fishing charter boat spotted her in the water Friday morning and rescued her. Lucky her!
Vaccines, Chronic Disease, Autism and Biological Warfare.
Offbeat  (tags: vaccinations, vaccines, measles, complications, doctors, diseasealert, children, babies, death, disease, family, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, protection, risk, risks, safety, toxins, cancer )

- 3895 days ago -
Its all here, indisputable truth that vaccination is a fraud, is dangerous, is causing a host of health problems and deaths and is only promoted because it is the pharmaceuticals biggest money spinner.
Leech Invasion Makes Residents See Red
Offbeat  (tags: Tokyo, land leeches, animals, climate, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, world, alert, environment, health, humans, illness, interesting, protection, risk, safety, bizarre, interesting, unusual, odd, off-beat, offbeat )

- 3910 days ago -
Long confined to the mountains, Japanese leeches are invading residential areas, causing swelling, itching and general discomfort with their blood-thirsty ways...

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