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About 1 in 9 US Kids Uses Alternative Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, medicine, children, research, study )

- 3817 days ago -
More than one in nine children use herbal supplements or some other form of alternative medicine.It's the first time children's use of such remedies, including acupuncture, meditation, and chiropractic care, has been measured.
Tell The Obamas Our Nation's "First Puppy" Must Be A Shelter Dog! - Please Post Comments.
Animals  (tags: obama, homeless animals, stray dogs, puppy, animal shelter, homes, adoption )

- 3848 days ago -
We join this puppy to the left (available for adoption) in congratulating our President-elect and his family. But now down to business. The Obama kids have been asking for a dog for a long time, and now they're apparently going to get one. We think
Barking Mad: Owners of Obese Dogs and Fat Cats Could Face Jail Under Controversial New Rules
Animals  (tags: pets, obese, obesity, fat, IK, Animal Welfare act )

- 3850 days ago -
People who refuse to put seriously fat pets on a diet could be prosecuted under the Animal Welfare Act - and face a fine of up to £20,000 or even 12 months' jail.
Alabama Woman to Be Arrested for Wildflower Garden?
Society & Culture  (tags: wildflowers, flowers, garden, fines, government, conservation, environmental, environment, endangered )

- 3850 days ago -
Gates, who has received an award from the Alabama Environmental Council for her conservation work, says the city of Birmingham wants her to trim her flowers to 4 inches high, in many cases harming rare and endangered flowers indigenous only to the area.
Tom Arnold Tackles New Movie Role to Resolve His History of Sexual Abuse as a Child
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, sexual abuse, molested, molestation, sex abuse, predator, tom arnold, movie )

- 3850 days ago -
To portray a child molester in a movie is a risky career move for any actor. But for comic actor Tom Arnold, 49, it was more than a role: It was his attempt to finally put his own past as a sexually abused child behind him.
Study Links Lead in Blood to Wild Game Consumption
Health & Wellness  (tags: vegetarian, game, meat, deer, wild, lead, poisoning, vegan, illness, study, health, children, pregnant, pregnancy, maternal )

- 3851 days ago -
Studies suggesting a potential for lead poisoning leads some experts to recommend that pregnant women and children avoid eatting wild game meat that was killed with lead bullets.
Sewage Plant May Be Named After George W. Bush
Environment  (tags: sewer, sewage, wastewater, plant, environment, dubya, bush, san francisco, pollution )

- 3984 days ago -
A group called the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco has been collecting signatures to rename the Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant after Bush upon his exit from office next year.
Justice Weeded Out Liberals, Audit Says (No Surprise Here!)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: liberal, republican, conservative, audit, independent, justice, democrat, Bush, law, lawyer, attorney )

- 3985 days ago -
Ivy Leaguers and other top law students were rejected for plum Justice Department jobs two years ago because of their liberal leanings or objections to Bush administration politics, a government report concluded Tuesday.
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