Audible Change

Feb 15, 2013 by

Life can be complicated. You know it. I know it. Complications can create obstacles and obstacles can get in the way of fixing what...

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School on wheels brings classe...

Apr 22, 2012 by

HYDERABAD, India — On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, parking...

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FDA ordered to Examine Antibio...

Apr 12, 2012 by

From the ASPCA Blog On March 22, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must address the overuse of...

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How do we define “usR...

Apr 6, 2012 by

From Ocean Robbins Most often, people congregate or segregate by being around people like themselves.  In country clubs and jazz...

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Support for Tommy and His Doll

Mar 30, 2012 by

From Teaching Tolerance by Ted Palenski Camilla was drawing a doll she was planning to get with her parents over the weekend. She was...

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Hungry For Change

Mar 28, 2012 by

I’m a life-long carb-o-holic.  As a child, our house usually had home-baked cakes, cookies or pies hanging around.  Homemade...

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Holy Land tours provide a new ...

Mar 9, 2012 by

Jerusalem – Shira Nesher, an Israeli, stands alongside Fakhira Halloun, a Palestinian, as Nesher tells her story about life in...

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Picking a therapist: The right...

Feb 23, 2012 by

From the American Psychological Association: “Being in therapy is great,” comedian Caroline Rhea once joked. “I...

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The Music of Trees

Feb 9, 2012 by

From Michelle Werts for American Forests As covered in the autumn issue of American Forests, tree rings tell compelling stories. Far...

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For the Want of a Home

Feb 5, 2012 by

From Bronwyn Harris for Teaching Tolerance: Like many of us, I sometimes overuse the word “need.” I have a tendency to say that I...

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Digital Afterlife

Feb 1, 2012 by

From Robert A MacDonald for The Sun: Peggy was dying. She had battled cancer for years, but at the age of 45 she was losing her...

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Eyes Are the Windows to the So...

Jan 11, 2012 by

From Discover Magazine by Valerie Ross Some might call skin the unsung hero of organs. It provides waterproofing, mediates sensation,...

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NIH Agrees, Nearly All Chimpan...

Jan 3, 2012 by

From Discover Online After seven months of deliberation, the US Institute of Medicine has released a report that marks a turning...

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The Glass Harp

Dec 26, 2011 by

Whether you know it by its 18th century name, Angelic Harp, or its modern name, Glass Harp, the magical music of The Glass Duo (Anna...

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Happily Ever After: Cinderella...

Dec 22, 2011 by

 From the ASPCA blog: Fairytales do come true. In June, 2010 ASPCA responders deployed to rural Tennessee, to assist with a critical...

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Most Vertebrates — Inclu...

Dec 4, 2011 by

From ScienceDaily People experience the world through five senses but sharks, paddlefishes and certain other aquatic vertebrates have...

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Is it homophobic to split up g...

Nov 26, 2011 by

From Alex Needham for The Guardian When Toronto zoo bought African penguins Pedro and Buddy from Pittsburgh’s National Aviary,...

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Rollover Moments

Nov 22, 2011 by

I talk to you all the time about the moments that count. However, I understand there are a lot of you out there who think that a...

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Visualizing How A Population G...

Nov 18, 2011 by

Video and article from NPR The U.N. estimates that the world’s population passed the 7 billion mark on Monday, 10/31/2011. Much...

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Green Tea Helps Mice Keep Off ...

Nov 14, 2011 by

From ScienceDaily Green tea may slow down weight gain and serve as another tool in the fight against obesity, according to Penn State...

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