The American Thoracic Society has published the results of a survey of the ATS membership on climate change which found that the majority of ATS members believe that climate change is real and that it is having a negative impact on the health of the patients that they care for.
I’m in a bit of a mood, today; so I’m gonna rail against that horrific Humane Society commercial
Several members from the Russian Presidential Council for Civil society and Human Rights will serve as monitors at the funeral march dedicated to the memory of recently-killed Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
The radical artist uses human waste to make a statement about Israeli government policies. In recent years, the role of the radical artist in Israeli society has become increasingly contentious. Top politicians have called to cut off...Show More Summary
A Tampa Bay company is giving away a technology makeover worth $20,000 to a local non-profit group... and right now, a Scientology-based private school is in danger of winning. But a local humane society is also running neck and neck with it and they could really use the funding... Here's all you have to do:
From commentor Prometheus Shrugged: Nya, a 10-month-old beagle, labrador mix, was rescued from the Humane Society of Imperial County on January 10, 2015. This scrawny puppy had been overlooked at the shelter for two months and needed a rescue to save her. We took one look at Nya’s protruding ribs and knew we needed to [Read more...]
Over 1,500 scientists from 30 countries and 46 states will attend next week's 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference organized by the Genetics Society of America (GSA), March 4-8 in Chicago, IL. The conference will feature closeShow More Summary
The cast of characters who lurk around Paddy’s Pub are some seriously shady human beings, and not so long ago people with tattoos were seen as shady and untrustworthy by "polite" society. So it only makes sense that fans of It's Always...Show More Summary
In her 10 years at Houlton Humane Society in Houlton, Maine, Heather Miller has heard some shocking stories. She’s seen more than 65 animals seized from someone’s home, many of them severely neglected and abused. She found a cat abandoned outdoors in the middle of winter, suffering from frostbite and pneumonia. Show More Summary
Even seemingly intractable problems such as the antibiotic crisis and the obesity epidemic could be resolved by treating human health and society as an integral part of an ecosystem, researchers say. "The problem now faced is that ecosystems have been plundered in such an anthropocentric fashion that their sustainability is precarious and our health with it," one author states.
Look at this face. Like millions of other animals around the country, this stray pup could use a home, and you can help. For the past 21 years, The Humane Society of the United States has been encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter...Show More Summary
Border Collie puppies Jim and Tim were found burned alive and abandoned in a ditch in Valdosta, Georgia. The pups were taken to Lowndes County Humane Society for treatment, during which one of the puppies' ears and part of a tail fell off. Show More Summary
On Monday, February 23 a coalition of civil society and human rights organizations delivered the names of thousands of constituents who sent letters and signed petitions to their members of Congress calling on them to #SkipTheSpeech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 3.
You remember Rami, the amazing shelter dog with the Dachshund body and the full-on Pit Bull head. "It is a true Pit Bull head on a Dachshund body," Dawn Blanton of the Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society told CNN. She's right. The head is thick, with hard angles; the body is long, wiggly. Show More Summary
This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. To Washington insiders he is Dr Evil: the hidden orchestrator of industry campaigns against the Humane Society, Mothers...Show More Summary
To Washington insiders he is Dr Evil: the hidden orchestrator of industry campaigns against the Humane Society, Mothers against Drunk Driving, and other seemingly uncontroversial groups. Now Richard Berman, a one-time lobbyist turned industry strategist, has zeroed in on another target: Barack...
(Image Link) Being a flesh and blood human being can be hard, especially when you really don’t feel like talking to people, looking at people or being a sociable part of human society. If you've ever found yourself feeling less likeShow More Summary
Guest post by Isobel Hogg, Royal Society of Chemistry Can you explain the importance of chemistry to human health in just 1 minute? If you’re an early-career researcher who is up to the challenge, making a 1 minute video could win you £500. We are looking for imaginative ways to showcase how chemistry helps us address [...]
"Happy Lunar New Year, everyone!!...doin' my best impression of a sheep, what do you think??" Baa!! :P This is Thumper, a cute little black and white bun who's up for adoption with the Wisconsin Humane Society in Milwaukee, WI....
We adopted our cat, Odin, from our local humane society in August 2014. He was a spunky kitten, and my social media was quickly saturated with snapshots of him with his new fur-friends. In person and through social networking, I've had...Show More Summary