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My Audible Change

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Life can be complicated. You know it. I know it. Complications can create obstacles and obstacles can get in the way of fixing what needs fixing, achieving what we want or reaching the heights we dream of. I know that the power to achieve your goals and make positive changes in your life can seem […]

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FDA ordered to Examine Antibiotic Use on Farm Animals

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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 antibiotics in farm animals. The fact is, factory farms feed drugs like those in the penicillin family to animals even when they’re not sick. The drugs are used to speed up […]

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Hungry For Change

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                                I’m a life-long carb-o-holic.  As a child, our house usually had home-baked cakes, cookies or pies hanging around.  Homemade ice cream was a summer staple.  I have always measured the holidays by what candy was my favorite for that […]

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China says ‘no’ to genetically engineered rice

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The origins of rice cultivation can be traced to the valleys of China’s Yangtze River, with some estimates putting it at over 7,000 years ago. In that time, rice has become an integral part of Chinese life and culture. It dictates the lives of millions of farmers in the Chinese countryside, feeds over a billion […]

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A Nutritional Clue Offers Hope for Military Suicides

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It’s not often enough that we get to report some good news about suicide and the military — for months now, the numbers have been climbing in the wrong direction, with few notable exceptions to the trend. However, just recently, a development from a most unusual quarter shows some true promise for the future. And for those […]

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Eyes Are the Windows to the Soul; Skin Is a Window to the Brain

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From Discover Magazine by Valerie Ross Some might call skin the unsung hero of organs. It provides waterproofing, mediates sensation, guards against germs, and—as if that’s not enough—now researchers believe it may serve as a valuable repository of brain cells. Last spring, scientists at the Salk Institute in California announced the creation of a technique […]

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A Good Death and How to Achieve It

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Is it possible to create a good death? Or is someone simply lucky if he or she dies well? These are the fascinating questions Dr. Ira Byock, a professor at Dartmouth Medical School, raises in his important 1997 book, Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life. Both my parents have died (four […]

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NIH Agrees, Nearly All Chimpanzee Research is Unneccessary

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From Discover Online After seven months of deliberation, the US Institute of Medicine has released a report that marks a turning point in the use of chimpanzees, humanity’s closest relative, in medical research. An IOM panel found that chimpanzees were in the vast majority of cases no longer required for disease research and laid out […]

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Portraits from Kathputli Nagar

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(Text and Photos by: Isaak J. Liptzin ) I arrived in Jaipur intending to stay only for a few days, but I ended up meeting a group of people who lived in the Kathputli colony. (click to see the photogallery) I visited their home, and spoke to them about the school they were trying to […]

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The Open Prosthetic Project

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This story is a Google search story, one used to help you understand the power of being able to search for what information you need or want in the moment. I happen to be an information and trivia junkie. So, when it comes to learning something new, I’m kinda like a kitten and knowledge is […]

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