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Illustrated Interview: Tania Aebi, of Corinth - Valley News

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:45

Valley News

Illustrated Interview: Tania Aebi, of Corinth
Valley News
She'd soon find a career, as a best-selling author, motivational speaker and sailing adventure leader; she'd found a husband, with whom she would have two sons; and, not insignificantly, she'd found a pet cat, Tarzoon, who was born on a dairy farm in ...

Through a Glass, Brightly - Earth Island Journal

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:23

Through a Glass, Brightly
Earth Island Journal
Scientists have documented connections between the loss of darkness and numerous health issues including obesity, heart disease – and even cancer. A 2001 study by researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital surveyed more than ...

As a legislator, Tieszen quietly made his mark - The Capital Journal

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 21:18

As a legislator, Tieszen quietly made his mark
The Capital Journal
22 off the South Pacific island of Rarotonga, on the morning of what was to be the wedding day for daughter Leslie. Tieszen, 68, and his brother-in-law, Brent Moline, 61, died in rough water where the ocean and lagoon met. The tragedy stunned so many ...

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Climate Change: 'Like a cancer before onset of symptoms' | Irish ... - Irish Examiner

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:01

Irish Examiner

Climate Change: 'Like a cancer before onset of symptoms' | Irish ...
Irish Examiner
The gradual progression of climate change and delayed effects of emissions can give a sense of unreality; denial is a great psychological defence, write Liam Quaide and Róisín Cuddihy. The birth of our daughter Bláithín last November brought new ...

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Climate Change: 'Like a cancer before onset of symptoms' | Irish ... - Irish Examiner

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:53

Irish Examiner

Climate Change: 'Like a cancer before onset of symptoms' | Irish ...
Irish Examiner
The gradual progression of climate change and delayed effects of emissions can give a sense of unreality; denial is a great psychological defence, write Liam Quaide and Róisín Cuddihy. An aerial view of homes that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on ...

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Oakland events: Yacht parade, holiday fairs, tree lightings - East Bay Times

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:54

East Bay Times

Oakland events: Yacht parade, holiday fairs, tree lightings
East Bay Times
Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, District Attorney Nancy O'Malley and Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick will speak at the forum hosted by the Asian Pacific Island American Public Affairs Association-East Bay Chapter. The discussion will focus ...

Hoping to find other patients, he revealed a cancer often mistaken ... - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 05:13

Chicago Tribune

Hoping to find other patients, he revealed a cancer often mistaken ...
Chicago Tribune
Stephen Schroeder figured he had little to lose, his growing sense of desperation fueled by the loneliness of his unusual diagnosis.

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Lack of Interventions for Drug Users Contribute to Global Proliferation of HIV & HCV - MD Magazine

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 23:07

Lack of Interventions for Drug Users Contribute to Global Proliferation of HIV & HCV
MD Magazine
A multilingual team of researchers from academic institutions in Australia, the UK, Portugal and Ukraine reviewed 55,671 papers and reports, and extracted data from 1,147 eligible records. Since the most recent review in 2008, they found an increase of ...

Corals may Succumb to Climate Change - Clean Malaysia

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:23

Clean Malaysia

Corals may Succumb to Climate Change
Clean Malaysia
In some islands in Malaysia the entire tourism industry revolves around local reefs. In addition, the animals and plants that live on coral reefs contain the ingredients of myriad potential cures for diseases from cancer to arthritis. Yet as many as 90 ...

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Community Briefs – November 28, 2017 - Saipan Tribune

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:09

Community Briefs – November 28, 2017
Saipan Tribune
Japan Consul Kinji Shinoda will host a reception in honor of the birthday of the Emperor of Japan at the Fiesta Hall of the Grandvrio Resort on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 6pm to 7:30pm. Around 150 guests from the CNMI government, Legislature, mayors ...

It was supposed to be a trip to paradise, instead it sealed their fate - ABC Online

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 08:19

It was supposed to be a trip to paradise, instead it sealed their fate
ABC Online
Other atomic veterans, like those involved in the original atomic testing program in the Pacific in the 1940s and 1950s that left behind the waste on Enewetak and Bikini atolls, were covered for more than 20 specific types of cancers. "Our boys worked ...

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Tripp just misses triple-double as Pacific beats Canisius - Island Packet

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 14:13

Tripp just misses triple-double as Pacific beats Canisius
Island Packet
Jahil Tripp had nine points, nine rebounds and a career-best 11 assists and five other players scored in double figures to help Pacific beat Canisius 80-58 on Sunday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase. Anthony Townes had 14 points, Miles ...

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'Atomic Vet' finds solace in bees after fighting enemy and cancer - Buffalo News

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 06:33

Buffalo News

'Atomic Vet' finds solace in bees after fighting enemy and cancer
Buffalo News
Douglas MacArthur said they'd secure the island in 72 hours. Well, 72 days later, it happened and it was the biggest mistake in the Pacific at that time. Marine and Navy pilots were shot down and there were something like over 2,000 troops killed and 8 ...

MBI donates to Guam Cancer Care - Pacific News Center

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 20:56

Pacific News Center

MBI donates to Guam Cancer Care
Pacific News Center
MBI, through the Palmolive Pledge, donated $1,000.00 to Guam Cancer Care to help raise breast cancer awareness. Guam – October was declared Breast Cancer Awareness month and to help raise awareness the Micronesian Brokers Incorporated, an affiliate of ...

Radiation survivors to meet on Sunday - Pacific Daily News

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:11

Pacific Daily News

Radiation survivors to meet on Sunday
Pacific Daily News
Hundreds of participants and volunteers attend the annual Relay For Life fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. Survivors take part in a victory parade while luminarias are dedicated to cancer victims. Rick Cruz/PDN.

Colleges roundup: Dillard's 25 points lead UB women over Nebraska - Buffalo News

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:10

Colleges roundup: Dillard's 25 points lead UB women over Nebraska
Buffalo News
Cassie Oursler (Grand Island) had 14 points for the Bulls while Summer Hemphill (Cardinal O'Hara) had 11 points off the bench. UB will play Clemson tonight in the Ocean Center (Radio 1520, 6:30 p.m.). MEN'S BASKETBALL: Canisius, Niagara and St ...

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Students adorn bird with Pasifika embellishments in south Auckland - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:33

Stuff.co.nz

Students adorn bird with Pasifika embellishments in south Auckland
Stuff.co.nz
... Cancer Foundation's the Haier Big Hoot event. "We chose islander patterns because we know a lot about it and we know the facts and the background story. It's about cultures and how they come together to make one," she says. From this project, Zosia ...

Dream Chaser Foundation - The Weekend Sun (satire) (press release) (blog)

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:10

The Weekend Sun (satire) (press release) (blog)

Dream Chaser Foundation
The Weekend Sun (satire) (press release) (blog)
Chace's parents, Ryan and Keri Topperwien, had been overwhelmed by the support they'd received during his illness and decided to pay it forward by helping other families in Chace's memory. They set up the Dream Chaser Foundation, which ... Finding a ...

Today in History, 23/11 - Yahoo7 News

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:10

Yahoo7 News

Today in History, 23/11
Yahoo7 News
2012 - US actor Larry Hagman, who played JR in the 1980s TV series Dallas, dies of cancer in Dallas. 1499 - Perkin ... 1943 - US forces defeat Japanese in Pacific battle of Tarawa in World War II. ... 1996 - A hijacked Ethiopian airliner carrying 175 ...

Expand Canberra's role in Pacific, Richard Marles says - The Australian

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:01

Expand Canberra's role in Pacific, Richard Marles says
The Australian
Australia is already using its government services to perform “small” functions for Pacific countries. For example, Nauru's airspace is managed by Air Services Australia, with the income used to maintain Nauru's airport. But Mr Marles says this could ...

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