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|Animals Help Relieve Depression|
Deb Duxbury, BellaOnline's Animal Life Editor
Amidst economic strife, high unemployment rates, tenuous future security, and struggles with self-esteem, it is little surprise that depression is a chronic reality for many. One of the most effective ways to help combat this condition is by taking advantage of the human-animal bond.
|Ocean Plastic Pollution|
Farjana Amin, BellaOnline's Environment Editor
Oceans are in danger for many reasons, from oil drilling to plastic litter our every activity is responsible for the ocean pollution directly or indirectly.
|The Senate's CIA Torture Report|
Andria Bobo, BellaOnline's Human Rights Editor
In December 2014, the U.S. Senate released a report revealing new details about the interrogation techniques used against prisoners following the attack on September 11, 2001. Many of these techniques were purely and simply torture, and gross violations against the human rights of those prisoners.
|He is a Child Molester|
Erika Lyn Smith, BellaOnline's Missing and Exploited Children Editor
There are ways we convince ourselves that our loved one could never hurt a child. Instead we tell ourselves lies to prove to ourselves he could not be sexual predator. After all, how could we NOT know someone we love sexually abuses children?
|Coercion is not a choice!|
Suzanne Gregory, BellaOnline's Pro-Choice Editor
In this article, I clarify my abortion story, & include a poem I wrote to the child I never had.
|Stranger Danger for Seniors|
Pamela Slaughter, BellaOnline's Senior Issues Editor
Every day, intellegent, active, independent seniors are financially exploited or otherwise abused by strangers. This article will show seniors some of the techniques that are used by the predators that specialize in targeting seniors. Become aware, and empowered to protect yourself or a senior.
|Why We Can't Say No|
Barbara Gibson, BellaOnline's Women's Issues Editor
Saying no sometimes feels hard because we fear conflict, failure or being labeled with the dreaded S word - selfish.
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Itīs An Animalīs Life
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Personal Alarm & Whistle Combo
This is a wonderful personal alarm and whistle combo suitable for kids or adults. The personal alarm fits on all size wrists, and is easily adjustable with the Velcro type strap, which keeps it nearby while walking, jogging, or traveling. The alarm is loud and quickly alerts those nearby if one needs help.