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Parents are poisoning their children with Bleach | Ban Toxic Cures

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National Cathedral plaque dedicated, marking final resting place of Matthew Shepard | WJLA

A new plaque will mark the final resting place of Matthew Shepard at the Washington National Cathedral a day after what was supposed to be his 43rd birthday. The 21-year-old Wyoming college student was murdered in a 1998 hate crime that sparked a powerful LGBTQ equality movement. The brutal attack is considered one of the […]

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Collier school bus driver accused of hitting special needs stude – NBC2 News

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — A school bus driver was arrested for allegedly losing her temper with a special needs student over an apple. The Collier County Public Schools bus driver was initially reassigned to district offices while deputies investigated the incident. According to the report, 37-year-old Dayely Gonzalez has been driving special needs children for two years and […]

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Mental health ‘warmlines’: Not hotlines, they help before a crisis

Unlike a hotline for those in immediate crisis, “warmlines” provide early intervention with emotional support that can prevent a crisis. Source: Mental health ‘warmlines’: Not hotlines, they help before a crisis

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Samoa Observer | Boy recovering from cancer dies to measles

Source: Samoa Observer | Boy recovering from cancer dies to measles

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Find Out How This Canadian City Has Eliminated Homelessness

No one goes homeless for more than 10 days in Medicine Hat, Alberta – the city puts people in housing first–then addresses how they became homeless. Source: Find Out How This Canadian City Has Eliminated Homelessness

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Insurance companies aren’t doctors. So why do we keep letting them practice medicine? – The Washington Post

To get access to health care, you don’t just need insurance. You also often need to navigate all the hoops and hurdles of health plans. Source: Insurance companies aren’t doctors. So why do we keep letting them practice medicine? – The Washington Post