Cycles of Wealth in Brazil’s Amazon: Gold, Lumber, Cattle and Now, Energy

Cycles of Wealth in Brazil’s Amazon: Gold, Lumber, Cattle and Now, Energy

Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Energy, Environment, Headlines, Integration and Development Brazilian-style, Latin America & the Caribbean, Natural Resources, Projects, Regional Categories, Special Report Aerial view of the TelesPires Hydropower Plant, which has been operating since 2015.With...
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Georgia lawmaker wants HIV patients to be quarantined

Georgia lawmaker wants HIV patients to be quarantined

A Georgia lawmaker – who is the wife of President Trump‘s former health secretary Tom Price – has been slammed for suggesting that people with HIV should be quarantined to lower the spread of the virus. Betty Price, a Republican...
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5 Healthy Ways This Fitness Star Is Prepping for Her Wedding

5 Healthy Ways This Fitness Star Is Prepping for Her Wedding

Hannah Bronfman is ditching dairy and donning lip masks in the days leading up to her nuptials.  Scroll through Hannah Bronfman’s Instagram feed and you’ll get a nice picture of what healthy living looks like: The 29-year-old DJ and fitness influencer r...
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Washington grandmother has bra tattoo after mastectomy

Washington grandmother has bra tattoo after mastectomy

A grandmother who said she felt ‘disfigured’ following a double mastectomy, now shows her breasts to everyone – after having a bra tattooed across them. Despite having reconstructive surgery, Judy Lawrence, 53 – who had aggressive stage three b...
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Sexist doctors are putting their lives at risk

Sexist doctors are putting their lives at risk

After a brief examination, the middle-aged male gynaecologist sat Paula Brunt down and delivered his diagnosis. Then 39, Paula had been suffering from chronic pain in her abdomen for 18 months, as well as heavy bleeding and an exhaustion that...
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Global Interfaith LGBTIQ Leaders Convene at UN for Expert-level Dialogue

Global Interfaith LGBTIQ Leaders Convene at UN for Expert-level Dialogue

Gender, Global, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, LGBTQ, Religion, TerraViva United Nations | Opinion Rev. Patricia Ackerman is an Episcopal Priest in the Diocese of New York, and the New York UN Representative for the Internation...
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Diet Diary: Seven signposts for a successful weight loss programme

Diet Diary: Seven signposts for a successful weight loss programme

Written by Ishi Khosla | Published:October 21, 2017 2:33 am The word diet comes from the Greek word ‘Diaita/dieta’, which means a ‘way of life’.(Source: File Photo) Whether the drive to lose weight is the reflection in front of the...
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Good Men Should Not be Quiet Spectators in Sexual Assaults

Good Men Should Not be Quiet Spectators in Sexual Assaults

Crime & Justice, Education, Featured, Gender, Gender Violence, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, TerraViva United Nations | Opinion Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women UNITED NATIONS, Oct 20 2017 (IPS) &#8...
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Bloody exhibition is only for the brave and the bold

Bloody exhibition is only for the brave and the bold

The Body is a Big PlacePeta Clancy and Helen Pynor By Simon Ings It caused a storm on social media when it was first shown in 2013, but Dan Glaser, director of Science Gallery London, has a deep and obvious...
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Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks backed

Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks backed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Bryant: “It’s amazing those staff still go the extra mile for the British public” A Welsh MP’s bill calling for tougher punishments for attacks on emergency workers has tak...
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Getting on cancer’s nerves: A surprising way to thwart tumours

Getting on cancer’s nerves: A surprising way to thwart tumours

Armando Veve By Elie Dolgin DAVID MARTINEZ lives with excruciating pain. He has pancreatitis, a condition in which the pancreas becomes severely inflamed. Over the past five months, he has received three injections of a local anaesthetic into nerves in...
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