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Why Does Health Care Cost so Much in America? Ask Harvard's David Cutler | The Business Desk with Paul Solman | PBS NewsHour | PBS

Why Does Health Care Cost so Much in America? Ask Harvard's David Cutler | The Business Desk with Paul Solman | PBS NewsHour | PBS | Humanity | Scoop.it
Why Does Health Care Cost so Much in America? Ask Harvard's David Cutler
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Dr. Nancy Snyderman 'in awe' of Israeli medics in Philippines

Dr. Nancy Snyderman 'in awe' of Israeli medics in Philippines | Humanity | Scoop.it
By Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC News Chief Medical Editor MACTAN, Philippines -- I’ve always been fascinated by how well the Israeli Defense Force, otherwise known as the IDF, delivers emergency response medical care in extremely poor conditions.
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Run by the Clock, by Maggie Baugh - GSD SONG

Run by the Clock is an original Maggie Baugh song, about how a disease effects a family, and how you can cope with it. Maggie's brothers, CJ and Sammy, have ...
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beautiful and caring song by a sister of 2 brothers with glycogen storage disease.  @MaggieBaugh on Twitter, or find her on facebook : LikeMaggie 

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This Teacher Outsmarted Hitler and His Nazi Regime

This Teacher Outsmarted Hitler and His Nazi Regime | Humanity | Scoop.it
In Nazi Germany, when bullying, discrimination, and violence become everyday realities for Jewish children, Leonore Goldschmidt defies the system and opens her own private school for Jewish youth.
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Anti-Semitism in Europe Is Getting Worse | RealClearPolitics

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I work with Holocaust survivors.  This is distressing and unfortunately not surprising :(

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'The Last Words He Said To His Friend Were: I Can't Believe You Shot Me'

'The Last Words He Said To His Friend Were: I Can't Believe You Shot Me' | Humanity | Scoop.it
"The last words he said to his friend were, 'I can't believe you shot me.'" -- Ann Marie Crowell whose son was shot and killed by his friend on Christmas Eve in 1997 "The boys were playing, and as I understand it...
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Building Respectful School Climates: The December Dilemma: Navigating Religious Holidays in the Public Schools

Building Respectful School Climates: The December Dilemma: Navigating Religious Holidays in the Public Schools | Humanity | Scoop.it
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Cuomo Orders Investigations Into Claims of Anti-Semitic Acts in a School District

Cuomo Orders Investigations Into Claims of Anti-Semitic Acts in a School District | Humanity | Scoop.it
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo asked the State Police and the Human Rights Division to investigate charges that Jewish children in a district serving parts of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties had been harassed.
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PLOS ONE: Racism, Gun Ownership and Gun Control: Biased Attitudes in US Whites May Influence Policy Decisions

PLOS ONE: Racism, Gun Ownership and Gun Control: Biased Attitudes in US Whites May Influence Policy Decisions | Humanity | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Calif. Gov Allows Freedom to Woman Who Killed Pimp

A Southern California woman who received a life sentence as a teenager for killing her former pimp will be allowed to go free after Gov. Jerry Brown decided against blocking a parole board's ruling that grants her freedom.
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Vegucated | Watch the Film Free Online | SnagFilms

Vegucated | Watch the Film Free Online | SnagFilms | Humanity | Scoop.it
This feature-length documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks.
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Be an educated consumer. Know from where your food comes, and be informed.
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Turkish students arrested for Nazi salute to Israelis at Concentration Camp

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Tel Aviv U. affiliated prof. who is a Holocaust survivor wins Nobel for physics

Tel Aviv U. affiliated prof. who is a Holocaust survivor wins Nobel for physics | Humanity | Scoop.it
Francois Englert of Belgium shares prize for his role in the discovery of the
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Sick To My Stomach

Sick To My Stomach | Humanity | Scoop.it
As many wise people wrote during the height of the Trayvon Martin case, public morality plays don't always align neatly with the deep-seated social injustices we connect them to.
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Leadership: Who is Barun Biswas ?

Leadership: Who is Barun Biswas ? | Humanity | Scoop.it
His voice was fearlessly bold and calm. " If we cannot take care of our mothers and sisters , we do not deserve to be living in a civilized society. It is better to be dead than living in constant fear.
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High School Students Ban 'Redskins,' Get Sent To Principal

High School Students Ban 'Redskins,' Get Sent To Principal | Humanity | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When a high school newspaper at a suburban Philadelphia football powerhouse decided the word "Redskins" had no place in its pages, the paper's student editors found themselves called to the principal's office.
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The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding The Weekend of Twinnin Muslims and Jews Standing Up for The Other

The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding The Weekend of Twinnin   Muslims and Jews Standing Up for The Other | Humanity | Scoop.it
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New study finds that individuals with Asperger's Syndrome don’t lack empathy - in fact if anything they empathize too much

New study finds that individuals with Asperger's Syndrome don’t lack empathy - in fact if anything they empathize too much | Humanity | Scoop.it
“A ground-breaking study suggests people with autism-spectrum disorders such as Asperger's do not lack empathy – rather, they feel others' emotions too intensely to cope.” “People with Asperger's s...
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U.N. Hypocrisy: Top Rights Council Elects China, Cuba, Russia - Hillel Neuer on i24news

http://www.unwatch.org Hillel Neuer, i24news, on Nov. 12, 2013. Sign up for our newsletter ► http://www.unwatch.org/signup Facebook ► http://facebook.com/unw...
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Bill Banning Gay-Conversion Therapy Filed In Florida

Following in the footsteps of lawmakers in a handful of other states, a Florida state senator has filed a bill banning so-called gay-conversion therapy for
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Undercover Investigation Reveals Shocking Animal Cruelty At Walmart Pork Supplier

PIPESTONE, Minn., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shocking hidden-camera video of animal abuse secretly recorded at a Walmart pork supplier was released today at WalmartCruelty.com by the national animal ...
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Oldest Living Pianist, #Holocaust Survivor Alice Herz-Sommer 109 years old #music

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Parents of teen charged in death of cyberbullied Florida girl claims her account was hacked

Parents of teen charged in death of cyberbullied Florida girl claims her account was hacked | Humanity | Scoop.it
A heartless Facebook post is what prompted Polk County authorities Monday to charge Guadalupe Shaw, 14, with felony aggravated stalking against Rebecca Sedwick.
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Parents: Supervise your children online.  STOP BULLYING! Don't let them bully others.  AND protect your children from bullies.

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Malala Yousafzai wins Sakharov prize

Malala Yousafzai wins Sakharov prize | Humanity | Scoop.it
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai who was shot in the head by the Taliban wins the EU's Sakharov human rights prize.
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