Ex-NFL Player David Vobora and the Adaptive Training Foundation Help People with Life-Altering Injuries Defy Their Limitations

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By Patti Putnicki It happens in an instant. The accident, the injury, the IED explosion -- the unthinkable event that changes life as someone knows it forever. After the hospital stays and surgeries, amputations and "we did everything we could do's," comes rehab; the place where paraplegics, quadriplegics and amputees are sent to learn to live with

Climate Change This Week: Choking Trees, Clean Energy Jaggernaut, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Flying frogs glide through dark Asian rainforests. Source www.factzoo.com The clouded leopard is an inhabitant of Cambodian forests, which are being destroyed for timber, at an alarming rate. Source www.animalspot.netForests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Alarm Over 'Timber Grab'

San Antonio's Sheriff Personal Fight to Fix Broken System

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My brother was bipolar. This was in the 1960s and 1970s before we knew what lithium was or how to control chemical imbalances. He spent that time in and out of mental institutions. I saw firsthand the challenges of a family dealing with mental illness at a time when it was pushed under the rug and was seen as an embarrassment. So it's always been i

Climate Change This Week: The Seafood Connection, Super Solar Chip, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Macaws are just a few of the colorful unique birds found in Brazilian forests. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Brazil Announces Massive Reforestation and Renewable Energy Plan With U.S. - with both countries agreeing to obtain up to 20% of their electricity from renewable

Climate Change This Week: $1 Rooftop Solar for Nonprofits, the Ocean Carbon Punch, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Amazonian Wildlife: a treasure trove of biodiversity. Source mostly ajorbahman.blogspot.com Forests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Peru: New Reserve Will Protect Nearly A Million Acres Of Pristine Forest * * A Preview of the Paris Talks? Credit Ed Stein, 2009.OO The World Is Of

Grilled Filet Mignon with Herb Butter & Texas Toasts

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1 tablespoon whipped or regular butter, slightly softened 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives, or shallot 1

Texas Hospital Sued Over Ebola Training Seeks Dismissal Of The Lawsuit

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DALLAS (AP) — A hospital operator denied allegations of poor training and improper preparation in seeking dismissal of a lawsuit by a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first U.S. patient to succumb to the deadly disease.Texas Health Resources filed a response Friday to the h 2 lawsuit by nurse Nina Pham, The Dallas Morning News repo

Half Of Texas Women Face Barriers To Reproductive Health

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Astoria Characters: The Newborn Doula

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The call came at 10 at night. Annie LeVasseur had been eagerly expecting it, but, still, it made her nervous.Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Annie grew up in the South.It meant that a baby and Annie's new career as a doula were about to be born.Although Annie had studied photos and videos of mothers giving birth during her training, this was the first ti

Greg Abbott Signs Off On Ousting Planned Parenthood From Cancer Program

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Some of the targeted clinics may still receive cancer screening funding if the state is unable to find other eligible providers in certain regions.

Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: 400,000 Call For Climate Action, Hottest August on Record and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide. Looking abov
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