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  • Apr
  • 17

Join the Food Revolution Summit!

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Few issues have as great an impact on animals , the environment , and your health as the modern American diet. From the intense suffering of billions of chickens, pigs, and other animals on factory farms to the huge health-care costs of treating heart disease, diabetes, cancer and the multitude of other sometimes fatal ailments that frequently have a link to a person’s diet, …

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  • Apr
  • 15

The Seal-Bashing Begins

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Yesterday marked the first day of Canada’s  annual commercial seal slaughter , in which tens of thousands of baby  seals are shot, bludgeoned, and skinned so that off-season fishers can sell  their pelts. Baby seals can legally be killed as soon as they lose their white  fur at just a few weeks of age, and most are killed when they are less than 3  …

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  • Apr
  • 14

5 Ways to Connect With Others and Help Animals

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It’s no surprise that having close friends or family members can help us lead healthier, happier lives. But did you know that being lonely can literally make you sick? According to a recent article by Dr. Sanjay Gupta in O, The Oprah Magazine , loneliness can increase your risk of mortality by 45 percent. In contrast, obesity raises your mortality risk …

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  • Apr
  • 11

Blue Ridge Mountains: Wine With Peaks

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The wineries in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains are a great treat after a day of driving and hiking while enjoying deep-woods scenery and high-elevation breezes. Wines with character? Peaks of Otter Winery has plenty of choices … and characters that provide extra incentive to stop in for a free wine tasting.

The Johnson family harvests apples, berries, …

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  • Apr
  • 9

Yes, These Turtles Are Still Alive

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PETA rescue workers discovered the two turtles pictured below beside local roads. Although they were mortally wounded, both turtles were still alive and suffering immensely when we found them. They were quickly and mercifully put out of their  misery.

As the weather warms up, turtles are becoming increasingly mobile. If you see a  turtle attempting to cross a …

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  • Apr
  • 7

Mickey Rooney’s Timeless Message of Love for Animals

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Screen legend Mickey Rooney , who passed away on Sunday at age 93, may be  best remembered for his roles in Babes in Arms, Boys Town, Breakfast  at Tiffany’s, National Velvet, the Andy Hardy movies, and more than  200 other films, but here at PETA, we most fondly remember a little “movie” he  and his wife, Jan, made for us …

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  • Apr
  • 4

Retiring: Your Health and Your Wealth

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What happens if you retire, and the next thing you know, your medical bills start eating away at your savings like rust on an old Rambler? It’s not a pleasant question to face, but if you don’t want to get caught short in the money department, it’s one that every prospective retiree should think about. A recent …

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