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Military working dog handlers: 'It's the best job ever'

Military working dog handlers: 'It's the best job ever'

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (July 7, 2015) -- "It's the best job ever," military working dog handler Spc. Ethan Taylor said, as he watched his dog, Alex, conduct an outside training-exercise last week on Bagram Airfield. or BAF. "The dogs are just like Soldiers," he said. "We train as we fight."This team supports Task Force Solid, out of the 21st Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The Soldiers and their dogs deploy together. And each working dog handler is assigned out of different duty stations. Spc. Anthony Andrews and his dog, Andy, are from the 18th MP Brigade, Germany;...

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5 BENEFITS OF MEDITATION FOR BREAST CANCER SUFFERERS AND SURVIVORS

5 BENEFITS OF MEDITATION FOR BREAST CANCER SUFFERERS AND SURVIVORS

As a pre-teen I watched my mother battle breast cancer for about five years. Consequently, as an adult, I spend a considerable amount of my personal time trying to find a cure for the disease. My family, friends and I started a foundation in my mother's honor devoted to this cause. We suggest we want to find a cure, but ideally, we'd prefer to find a way for fewer people to contract this horrible disease. And, of course, we want those that are sick to get the best, most progressive, effective and least painful treatment options available. We work with...

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INTERESTING, FASCINATING AND WEIRD DOG FACTS

INTERESTING, FASCINATING AND WEIRD DOG FACTS

Bark often worse than their height. From the halls of useless findings, the University of Sydney researchers have discovered that small dog syndrome exists. The smaller the dog, the more likely it is to be "unruly, aggressive and noisy". Smaller canines get vocal to make up for their lack of height? The first guide dogs for the blind and visually impaired were trained in Germany to provide assistance for those blinded in the war. German Shepherds were used for their protective and strong sense of loyalty to their owner. Eighty percent of dog owners buy their dog a present for...

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20 FACTS ABOUT BREAST CANCER.

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20 FACTS ABOUT BREAST CANCER.

Beyond the pink ribbons and the walks and the fundraising that will fill the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness month offers hope to many women who have been diagnosed with one of the  different forms of breast cancer.  Whether you are man or a women, we all have been affected by this cancer. At some point in your life your grandmother, mother, sister, aunt or a friend of a friend, has been or will be diagnosed with some form of breast cancer. Though the majority of psychological and emotional suffering is experienced through the eyes of the one with the...

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7 SURPRISING HEALTH BENEFITS OF DOG OWNERSHIP

7 SURPRISING HEALTH BENEFITS OF DOG OWNERSHIP

You may not think so when you get a heart-stopping veterinarian bill or when all your dog does is laze on the couch and watch TV with you but dog ownership actually can provide a variety of health benefits. Anecdotal and scientific evidence have shown that dog owners tend to be healthier than the average person. Here are seven ways that living with a dog might keep you healthy. They can detect cancer  Scientific reports of dogs sniffing out cancerous growths go back at least two decades. According to a 1989 case study in The Lancet, a patient reported that...

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