News From Above

Three Unavoidable Health Hazards

Worrying about everyday problems will shorten your life. A British study found that people who reported feeling even mild anxiety—the sort that distracted them, depleted their self-confidence, or occasionally kept them awake at night were 16 percent more likely to ...
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Toxins Should We Be Concerned

Toxins Should We Be Concerned?

We should be aware of the products that we are consuming and letting our children consume.  When companies spray pesticides, it gets into the food that we eat and then eventually into our bodies.  The EPA ran tests on the ...
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Choking smog in China

Beijing The cloud of pollution over Beijing grew so dense this week that much of the city was rendered invisible. Hundreds of flights were grounded, auto traffic was stalled for scores of miles, and residents rushed to buy masks and ...
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Hunters for the Hungry - production of ground venison

Hunters for the Hungry (Budget Cuts Affecting Food Pantries)

Hunters for the Hungry Fred has been working with an agency called Hunters for the Hungry for five years. During that time, his food bank has received thousands of pounds of venison to feed the poor. This year, however, when Fred received no ...
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Doctor examining patient obesity on light background

OBESITY IN AMERICA

America is now in an Obesity Epidemic with 70% of Americans overweight or obese.  This according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention state the 40% of adults and 20% of adolescents are obese.  In the US obesity is ...
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Pope Francis Cures Cancer

Pope Francis Cures Cancer With Papal Kiss

A Philadelphia baby has a new lease on life after a kiss from Pope Francis. Parents and followers believe that Pope Francis cures cancer simply by kissing this ailing infant. It's the kiss Gianna Masciantonio's parents call the Miracle on ...
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Here come the killer robots

If you think drone warfare has created some tricky moral dilemmas, said Robert H. Latiff and Patrick J. McCloskey, just wait until we start sending robotic soldiers into battle. Early prototypes of robots that can hunt down and destroy enemies ...
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military hazing In South Korea

Military Hazing In South Korea

“How did we end up with a military like this?” asked The Hankyoreh in an editorial. Hazing in South Korea’s conscription army is shockingly brutal—and increasingly deadly. Within weeks before this writing, two soldiers have hanged themselves to escape bullying ...
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ABUJA, NIGERIA BANS COUGH SYRUP

ABUJA, NIGERIA BANS COUGH SYRUP

Cough syrup with codeine has become a high black-market item in Nigeria where one pharmaceutical company stated that they can sell one million cartons a week.  Since alcohol is banned in Nigeria the people have gone to getting high on ...
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Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on video

A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said. Video taken in the village of Ektiasal showed the beast wandering around and knocking over flimsy ...
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