Laying hands: how one Birmingham yoga teacher heals animals and humans alike with Reiki
Yoga has become mainstream in Alabama. But Reiki - on both humans and animals - has been a growing percentage of Shannon Hancock's business, she said. Reiki masters tout benefits of the treatment ranging from pain or anxiety relief to promoting creativity and motivation.
How Bad Are Construction Worker Shortages?
To see the full results of the AGC workforce survey visit: www.agc.org/news/2016/08/31/two-thirds-contractors-have-hard-time-finding-qualified-craft-...
How bad is the nursing shortage?
An aging workforce, aging population and lack of nursing instructors are a few of the factors driving an ongoing nursing shortage, though vacancies vary by state.
Strange Ways Animals Adapt to the Human-Built Environment
Not all human development is bad for every species. These animals adapted to take advantage of the human-built environment.
How Bad is Arizona's Teacher Shortage?
By Phil Latzman • 91.5 KJZZ Summer break is winding down and students will soon return to the classrooms. But will there be enough teachers to educate Arizona's estimated 1.1 million public school students? Education experts say the answer is no. "There are far too many classrooms in Arizona that won't have a full-time
Top Antibiotics: Humans vs Animals
US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance If you would like to learn more about how we use antibiotics to keep our farm animals healthy, you can visit the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. For other posts I’ve done you can click here, here, or here.
Why Humans Are The Most Successful Animal
Seth Fletcher joins us to discuss how we're the only species to both completely dominate the planet and simultaneously jeopardize our own ability to survive.
How animals pass disease to humans
The Inventory Shortage: How Bad is it…and How to Cope
While the real estate recovery continues to move forward, many brokers and agents are running into a somewhat unexpected roadblock: not enough inventory. The current status of the inventory shortage along with strategies for dealing with a listing-poor marketplace will be the focus of a high-level panel discussion taking place at RISMedia’s 2013 Real Estate …
Why human rights groups are beginning to support the rights of non-human animals
Solidarity must extend, not only to all people but also to animals, the earth, and the environment.
What distinguishes humans from other animals?
Brown biology professor, Ken Miller, explore the question of what distinguishes humans from other animals. In the full-length Forum, Ken Miller (Brown) and A...
How Recycling Protects Our Animals and Humans
Recycling offers numerous human health and environmental benefits. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) explains the rate for recovery of municipal solid waste increased from 5.6 percent in ...
How do viruses jump from animals to humans?
At a Maryland country fair in 2017, farmers reported feverish hogs with inflamed eyes and running snouts. While farmers worried about the pigs, the department of health was concerned about a group of sick fairgoers. Soon, 40 of these attendees would be diagnosed with swine flu. How can pathogens from one species infect another, and what makes this jump so dangerous? Ben Longdon explains. [Directed by Cabong Studios, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Matheus Wittmann].
Why the Battle for Animal Rights is a Human Issue Too
To discourage any compassionate feelings in others for the sake of promoting a slightly different agenda ultimately does no good for any agenda, and dampens the spark of feeling that can start with a single lion and grow to include all animals – including humans.
What makes humans unique among animals
Dolphins have cultural transmission; many animals learn. But only humans teach
How Animals Protect and Impact Humans and Their Health
A day doesn’t go by when we don’t hear stories about how dogs and other animals have protected and even saved...
When animals disappear, how are humans affected?
How humans and animals interacted in the ancient world
Did cavemen sit around laughing at cats wearing hats? Probably not, but humans and animals have a long history together, and we delve into this sometimes twisted relationship.
What Animals Can Teach Humans About Healing
A new book called Zoobiquity explores the diseases that humans and animals have in common. Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and journalist Kathryn Bowers explain how fainting fish, obese dragonflies, depressed gorillas and monkeys with heart failure can help inform human health.
Why the Human-Animal Bond Is So Important
We love our pets, but the bond doesn't end there. Dr. Marty Becker explains the ways we benefit from our dogs, cats and other beloved pets.