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Seeing Red over a Sea of Blue-Green

From California to the Great Lakes and down to the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. is being plagued by a rapidly growing and very toxic environmental hazard – Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs).   1,185 more words


Must see TV: Firestone Gas Explosion

Last April, Coloradans were shocked when the Martinez home exploded in Firestone. Then they were horrified to learn that a methane leak from a nearby flow line turned their home into a weapon of mass destruction. 183 more words


The Impact of AIDS Activism: An Interview with David France

How to Survive a Plague, an Academy-Award nominated documentary released in the fall of 2012, chronicles the start of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power), an AIDS activist organization that was started by newly diagnosed HIV-positive individuals and their advocates in New York City in 1987. 3,054 more words

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Mumps case confirmed at Spalding County school


The Spalding County Health Department on Thursday received confirmation that a Beaverbrook Elementary School student has been diagnosed with the mumps. Health Department officials then took necessary steps to inform the Griffin-Spalding County School System so that parents can be notified. 313 more words

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Few California pharmacists prescribe birth control, a study finds

It takes time and money to visit the doctor’s office to get birth control. This is particularly an issue for low-income women, those who live in rural areas and teenagers who feel uncomfortable seeing their family doctor. 311 more words


Oregon Health Report Delayed As Bullseye Glass Launches Federal Case

The Oregon Health Authority is pushing back release of a public health assessment on airborne hazards in the vicinity of the southeast Portland production headquarters of Bullseye Glass. 33 more words

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Business in Zimbabwe: Where there is a problem there is an opportunity!

In a branding workshop run by Thembie Khumalo I attended, she said something that changed the way I do business strategy and planning.

People do not care about your business- be the solution they are looking for…in branding 70% of your time is spent in thinking.

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