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The Philippine Crocodile is Afraid of People

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ENDANGERED SPECIES ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas, roundworms, and tapeworms. The vaquitas are preyed upon by large sharks and killer whales, keeping them away from us. But only 10 vaquitas are left and in their absence, the diet of sharks and whales may change. A tiger in the wild indicates that the forest […]

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There’s a new way for people to buy and sell used furniture in Toronto

There's a new way for people to buy and sell used furniture in Toronto

Used furniture is highly sought after in Toronto. After all, living in Toronto is expensive. In fact, it’s well documented that it’s one of the most expensive places on the planet anyone could possibly live. As a result, saving money is always top of mind, and so there’s now a website called Garage Online Sale to help people buy and sell used furniture. While nearly everyone has a horror story about someone they know who carried home a curbside couch that was invested with bedbugs, this new startup is looking […]

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Deb Miller: There are ways to help people found incompetent | News

Deb Miller: There are ways to help people found incompetent | News

It all happened quickly. Jenny (not her real name) was hospitalized after suffering from large bites from bedbugs, dehydration and disorientation. The hospital’s social worker, a mandated reporter of abuse and neglect, had to follow up on why she was in that condition. Adult Protective Services in the Department of Health and Human Resources completed an investigation of her mental state and living conditions at home. They determined that Jenny lacked the capacity to take care of her daily hygiene, medications, food intake and related health matters. […]

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Study reveals one in three people wash their bed sheets once a year

Study reveals one in three people wash their bed sheets once a year

A study into cleanliness habits has found a third of Brits are washing their bedsheets just once a year. In a survey conducted by Hammonds Furniture, thirty percent of the 2,000 participants admitted to washing their bedding every 12 months or less.  Experts are warning the habit could lead to dust mites, bed bugs, fungal infections and skin irritation.  Following the findings, general practitioner Dr Aragona Giuseppe commented on the importance of keeping clothes clean and urged people to change their bed sheets once a week for […]

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