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When you give cash to those in need, you're giving the whole community a boost

On the surface, it seems simple: When you give cash to someone in need, that person or family benefits the most. But a new study finds the true impact is much broader. When poor families receive financial aid, they also…

Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere has set another ominous record

Change is in the air, or at least the air itself is changing. Earth’s atmosphere is shifting to a state unseen in human history, and according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), it just reached another…

Why you shouldn't yell at your dog

You love your dog, but he probably drives you bonkers at times. Maybe he’s developed a taste for socks or won’t stop jumping up on your friends. The methods you use to train him can make a big impact on…

California says 'no' to animal fur

California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products. Under the legislation, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, it will be illegal to manufacture, sell or donate new fur products. The law applies to…

A veteran in hospice care is reunited with his dog one last time

After being admitted into hospice care, veteran John Vincent had just one special request: He wanted to spend a little time with his beloved dog. Vincent, a 69-year-old Marine who fought in Vietnam, was placed into the Hospice Center at…

Global Warming, Market Opportunity – Boston Review

Oct 8, 2019 26 Min read time On the lure of climate entrepreneurism. After GeoengineeringHolly Jean BuckVerso, $24.95 (cloth) Burning UpSimon PiraniPluto Press, $27 (paper) In 2001 the economist George Reisman gave the annual Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture entitled…

Dog ownership associated with longer life, especially among heart attack and stroke survivors

Dog ownership was associated with a 33% lower risk of early death for heart attack survivors living alone and 27% reduced risk of early death for stroke survivors living alone, compared to people who did not own a dog. Dog ownership was associated with a 24% reduced risk of all-cause mortality and a 31% lower risk of death by heart attack or stroke compared to non-owners.