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Husband and Wife Volunteers Bring Playtime to Elementary School Students in Namibia

The following article originally appeared on The Cross Timbers Gazette website.

Marcus Grads Build Playground in Namibia

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Clinton and Obama ‘Hug It Out’ + More - Daily Digest

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“A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy.” –Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, 1779… 2,870 more words

The Patriot Post

Peaches, plums, nectarines give obesity, diabetes slim chance

29 JUN 2012

COLLEGE STATION – Peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research. 462 more words

General Diet

Daylight is the best medicine, for nurses

August 4, 2014 By Melissa Osgood

ITHACA, N.Y. – For the health and happiness of nurses – and for the best care of hospital patients – new Cornell research suggests exposure to natural light may be the best medicine. 475 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Graphic Monday – Caffeine Buzz

On Monday, I visited a community outside of Butare (Huye), Rwanda that produces a caffeine buzz for the rest of the world. These coffee farmers, 90% of which are women, produce high quality Arabica beans which are then market worldwide either through the highly selective “Cup of Excellence” or are purchased by roasting and distributing companies. 914 more words

African Affairs

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' On Israel

DALLAS (AP) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American “policy of calculated ambivalence” toward Israel, a nod toward conservative voters as he considers a second run for president. 338 more words


The Ache of Injustice

I peered deep into the 50 gallon plastic container at the few inches of water remaining at the bottom. Just moments before, the bucket was full- but after 20 minutes of using this water to pressure wash the inside of the 2500 gal water tank that provides water for the Ramirez* home, my plastic container was practically empty. 553 more words

Environmental Justice

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Observations from Emily Vandewalle, a graduate student who just completed her MS in Geography and now is off to the Philippines to work with a water NGO.