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The 2015 Lavazza Calendar Unveiled

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The 2015 Lavazza Calendar Unveiled

The 2015 Lavazza Calendar – produced in collaboration with Slow Food, featuring photographs by Steve McCurry and creative direction by Armando Testa – is a photographic journey through the stories of everyday heroism of the Earth Defenders. From Nadia, the proud argan oil paladine in Morocco, to John, the guardian of Lare pumpkins in Kenya, [...]

Do Women Have the Right to Sexual Desire?

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Do Women Have the Right to Sexual Desire?

Viagra ad features a woman peddling erectile dysfunction medication. Following the debut of a first-of-its-kind Viagra ad featuring a woman peddling erectile dysfunction medication, a coalition of national women’s health and advocacy organizations released a parody of the ad highlighting its absurdity from the perspective of the 1-in-10 women who suffer from the most common [...]

Special Medical Support Team to Deal with Ebola in the U.S.

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Special Medical Support Team to Deal with Ebola in the U.S.

While President Obama met with his senior health, homeland security, and national security advisors last week to review the United States’ response to the Ebola epidemic, a Pentagon statement informed Sunday that the administration has decided to form a special team to combat the epidemic. The statement came from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John [...]

Ebola and Pets: What Are the Risks?

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Ebola and Pets: What Are the Risks?

Can pets get sick from Ebola? Can they pass the virus to us? What should happen to the pets of infected people? These questions came to the forefront this week when concerns were raised about what to do with the dog of an Ebola-infected nurse in Texas. While the dog has shown no signs of [...]

CBS 60 Minutes to Cover Death with Dignity

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CBS 60 Minutes to Cover Death with Dignity

CBS 60 Minutes has announced it will air an interview with Compassion & Choices Pres. Barbara Coombs Lee this Sunday, Oct. 19, about the risk for dying patients and family caregivers who live in the 45 states that don’t authorize death with dignity for terminally ill, mentally competent adults. The story will detail the unjust [...]

Artistic Sex: Now Condoms to Come with Printed Tattoos

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Artistic Sex: Now Condoms to Come with Printed Tattoos

In an effort to change the way people look at condoms by changing the way condoms look, Graphic Armor company says it is offering FDA-approved condoms that, for the first time, feature custom printed images, words, slogans and “tattoos” printed directly onto the latex. The company’s Tattoo Condom Design Contest has invited designers, tattoo artists, [...]

President Obama Reviews the U.S. Response to Ebola Epidemic

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President Obama Reviews the U.S. Response to Ebola Epidemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the U.S. confirmed that two health care workers at Texas Presbyterian Hospital — who both provided care for an Ebola patient who traveled from Liberia to Dallas, Texas — have also tested positive for Ebola, and have since been isolated. In the White House press briefing [...]

Woman Lost 277 Pounds. Gets New Shape and New Life

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Woman Lost 277 Pounds. Gets New Shape and New Life

When Rhonda Martin bought her first Pedego electric bike in 2012, she weighed 457 pounds. “Riding an electric bike was my first form of exercise,” she said. “I could barely walk 150 steps at a time. With my Pedego, I began a journey to a new shape and a new life.” To date, Martin has [...]

President Barack Obama Sued Over Ebola Epidemic

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President Barack Obama Sued Over Ebola Epidemic

Larry Klayman, a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and founder of Freedom Watch, announced Tuesday that he has personally filed a lawsuit against President Barack Hussein Obama and those in his administration. They include the director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), who are recklessly exposing the American people to the deadly Ebola [...]

Top 20 Rattiest Cities. And Tips to Keep Rats Away

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Top 20 Rattiest Cities. And Tips to Keep Rats Away

Fall is a prime time for commensal rodents to actively seek food, water and shelter when temperatures drop and before the winter weather arrives. Each fall, rats and mice invade an estimated 21 million American homes. It only takes a hole the size of a quarter for a rat to squeeze inside, and a hole [...]

Americans Want Flights Banned from Ebola Countries

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Americans Want Flights Banned from Ebola Countries

America has started new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive over 94 percent of travelers from the Ebola-affected nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. However, 58% of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, according to a new NBC News scientific survey [...]

Ebola Screening Begins at Five U.S. Airports

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Ebola Screening Begins at Five U.S. Airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs & Border Protection (CBP) begin new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive over 94 percent of travelers from the Ebola-affected nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. New York’s JFK International Airport will begin the new [...]

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