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Military Couple Helps Care For Pets of Deployed Soldiers (And You Can Too)

Asking the neighbors to feed your dog while you’re on vacation for the weekend is one thing – it is quite another thing trying to find someone who can watch your dogs while you are deployed overseas for six months. Luckily, there is an organization that does just that. Capt.

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College Offers Free Semester of School So Hurricane Victims Don’t Get Blown Off Track

With Puerto Rico still recovering from the damage of Hurricane Maria, a New England college is opening their doors to displaced students so they can continue with their studies. Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts is giving a free semester of classes to hurricane victims from the University of Puerto Rico.

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Drug to Reverse a Loved One’s Heroin Overdose Now Readily Available on Walgreens Shelves

In an effort to fight America’s opioid epidemic, over 8,000 Walgreens stores are now stocking a nasal spray that reverses the effects of an overdose. The FDA-approved Narcan nasal spray is a form of naloxone that can now be purchased over the counter and used to stop an overdose from prescription

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11-Year-Old Becomes ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ for Her Sensor Detecting Lead in Water

Gitanjali Rao may be young, but she was just named “America’s Top Young Scientist” for her simple and cost-effective device that can detect lead in water. The 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado and her device won the $25,000 title from the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge on Tuesday. Rao, who

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5-Y.o. Empties Piggy Bank to Buy Milk For Classmate – and Raises Money to Buy Hundreds More

This 5-year-old has always had milk with every meal – so when she noticed that one of her classmates couldn’t afford to buy a carton of her own, she decided to take matters into her own hands. Two weeks ago, Sunshine Oelfke’s grandmother Jackie Sue spotted the youngster emptying out her

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