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One Billion People 'at Risk of Blindness By 2050'
Health & Wellness  (tags: blindness, blind, visually impaired, myopia, vision, sight, health, research, prevention, study, warning, disease )

- 960 days ago -
More than one billion people are at risk of going blind globally by 2050 if the emerging myopia epidemic continues, researchers at the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Australia have warned
Four Emaciated Dogs Rescued From Pico Rivera Home After Disturbing Photo Goes Viral
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, cruelty, dogs )

- 960 days ago -
A disturbing photo that went viral on social media captured the heart-wrenching sight of four dogs -- barely more than skin and bones -- huddling together in a backyard in Pico Rivera.
P&G Helps Animals in Oil Spills, Harms Animals in Laboratories
Animals  (tags: P&G, Procter and Gamble, animals, oil spill, birds, marine mammals, AnimalWelfare, environment, animal testing, animal testing labratories )

- 2925 days ago -
Many of P&G's other subsidiaries have also not yet pledged to permanently stop testing their products on animals
China's Cut-Throat Railway Revolution
Business  (tags: China, rail, trains, high speed train, business, investing, technology )

- 2941 days ago -
China is spending mountains of money to expand its country's high-speed railway network and manufacture the world's fastest trains. But do its ambitions in the railway sector justify how these goals are being pursued -- and the risks they might pose?
Child Prostitution - Innocence Lost
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Prostitution, child, children, abuse, crime, education, law, police, safety, violence, exploitation of innocent children )

- 2945 days ago -
It is no longer news that pimps are active in San Bernardino County, sexually exploiting children for money on the streets, on and in hotels. But how many children are actually out there selling themselves for sex?
Shaken Baby Syndrome Has New Name, Rate May Be Rising
Health & Wellness  (tags: shaken baby syndrome, baby, babies, health, study, warning, research, safety, violence )

- 2945 days ago -
According to a study co-written by Rachel Berger, a child abuse specialist at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, abusive head trauma cases have increased over the last five years in four cities: Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Seattle, and Columbus (OH).
Eye Disease Rates High Among Latino Americans
Health & Wellness  (tags: blindness, visual impairment, visually impaired, Latino, Americans, cataracts, research, health, disease, eyes, diabetes, study, interesting, prevention )

- 2946 days ago -
Latino Americans have higher rates of visual impairment, blindness, diabetic eye disease and cataracts than whites in the United States, researchers have found.
N.J. Court Considers Hospital's Right to End Treatment for Vegetative Patient
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital, patient, disease, family, death, illness, treatment, life-sustaining treatment )

- 2947 days ago -
A New Jersey appeals court heard arguments Tuesday over whether a hospital can end life-sustaining treatment for a patient in a persistent vegetative state contrary to his family's wishes.
State Alleges Abuse at Adult Care Facility
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly, disabled, abuse, health, safety, investigation, news )

- 2947 days ago -
Staff at a day care center for elderly and disabled adults in Spring used chokeholds and headlocks to restrain unruly residents and verbally threatened them, Texas Attorney General's office charged in their case against Westridge Pinnacle Care
Germany's First Offshore Wind Farm Goes Online
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, green, interesting, wind farm, Germanytechnology )

- 2947 days ago -
Over the coming months and years, German utility giants plan to build massive offshore wind farms that are expected to produce huge amounts of green energy. The first such wind farm went online this week.
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