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Catman Purrfect - Care2 Rehab?
Offbeat  (tags: Care2, addiction, Catman_Purrfect, 12-step-program )

- 2734 days ago -
12-step program of recovery for Care2 addicts . . .
Protect Wildlife Areas Within the Reserve ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, nature, habitat, animals, wildlife )

- 2755 days ago -
Migratory birds from around the globe flock to the Western Arctic to nest and breed on the shores of Teshekpuk Lake, a half-million caribou gallop over nearby hills and America's remaining polar bears build dens here to protect their young.
The Oil Spill's Toxic Trade-Off   video
Environment  (tags: Suan Shaw, TED Talks, toxicity, Corexit, oil dispersants, BP oil spill, Gulf Coast oil spill, destruction, research, science, conservation, habitatdestruction, pollution )

- 2773 days ago -
video: eature=player_embedded#! Toxicologist Susan Shaw explains on TED Talks how Corexit & Oil are even more dangerous combined than as separate compounds.
Broke Lemont Schools Ring Alarms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lemont District 113A school board, deficit spending, Working Cash Fund, Illinois State Board of Education )

- 2773 days ago -
Long before laying off teachers and eliminating all extracurricular programs, Lemont School District 113A regularly spent more tax dollars than it collected. When that wasn't enough, officials dipped into restricted funds in a way that violated state law.
Tribute to a Giant
Offbeat  (tags: Dr. Floyd Mizener, Lions Club Melvin Jones Award recipient, Vision First Foundation, children's eye care )

- 2786 days ago -
"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." (Isaac Newton) This post is dedicated to my giant...Dr. Floyd Mizener. Read more about this exceptional person on Janet's Journal...
Delaware Becomes the First State to Protect Pets
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, law, goodnews, protection )

- 2787 days ago -
The Delaware law mandates a shelter cannot kill an animal if a rescue group is willing to save that life. The law also requires shelters to use all available cages and have animals share cages or kennels when possible. It will save lives.
Do Bottle Nose Dolphins Know the Cure For Type 2 Diabetes?
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, dolphins, study, research, interesting, prevention, treatment )

- 2788 days ago -
Type 2 Diabetes makes life challenging for 16 million Americans. The debilitating disease, it turns out, is also found in bottle nose dolphins. While diabetes often lead to nerve damage and blindness, dolphins appear to be relatively unscathed.
Is Our Society Addicted to Prescription Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, healthcare, health, medicine, nutrition, risks, science )

- 2808 days ago -
On a recent trip back to the United States I was shocked by the amount of commercials on TV advertising prescription drugs. It seems that pharmaceutical companies have developed a drug for just about every little problem we have. But is it healthy for...
AAIM Donation Joins VIPs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists, stop drunk driving, Secretary of State Jesse White, Director of Public Health Dr. Damon Arno, Janet Hughes )

- 2808 days ago -
Holidays, parties, picnics and booze. Did you know I'm also an advocate to stop drinking and driving? Last October, I attended the annual fundraiser for the non-profit group AAIM, Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists. Read more! From Janet's Journal...
Rock Legend Gregg Allman Gets New Liver: Mellisa VIDEO   video
Offbeat  (tags: Greg Allman, Rock and Roll, Arts and Entertainment, culture, society, news, interesting, health )

- 2824 days ago -
Rock and roll legend, Gregg Allman, is recovering after successfully undergoing liver transplant surgery this week in Florida. The 62 year-old picker and crooner was said to be "groggy but awake" following the Wednesday morning surgery...
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