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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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Denis Mukwege, Doctor Who Aids Rape Victims, Returns to Congo

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Denis Mukwege, a gynecologic surgeon who has helped thousands of rape victims, arrived in Congo after more than two months in exile after an assassination attempt.
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Daylight savings tied to bump in heart attack rates: MedlinePlus

Daylight savings tied to bump in heart attack rates
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900 dolphins 'died of natural causes' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Nearly 900 dolphins that washed up along Peru's coast this year died of natural causes, according to a report that has failed to convince environmental activists.

 

'....environment groups remain unconvinced, and said they were certain that the dolphin deaths were related to offshore oil exploration.'

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Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says

Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says | this curious life | Scoop.it
Younger Americans die earlier and live in poorer health than their counterparts in 16 other developed countries, according to a new analysis of health and longevity in the United States.
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How Christopher Hitchens Faced His Own 'Mortality' : NPR

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Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, who died from esophageal cancer in December 2011, chronicled his battle with the disease — his 18 months "of living dyingly" — in Mortality.

 

'This trenchant, sassy, tragically posthumous little black book earns a proud spot on the end-of-life shelf, along with Julian Barnes' Nothing to Be Frightened Of, Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Joan Wickersham's The Suicide Index, Saul Bellow's Ravelstein, and Philip Roth's Everyman and Exit Ghost, to name just a few.'

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