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Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Health workers were scrambling Tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of Kashmir, and were treating cases of diarrhea, skin allergies and fungus while hoping the stagnant waters do not create conditions for more…

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Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Kashmiri traders remove groceries damaged in the floods from one of the shops at the main market in Srinagar, Indian- controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Sept.16, 2014. Health workers were scrambling Tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of…

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Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Kashmiri traders throw into a river flood damaged groceries in Srinagar, Indian- controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Sept.16, 2014. Health workers were scrambling Tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of Kashmir, where they are treating cas…

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Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

A Kashmiri shop keeper displays one of the pairs of sandals damaged in the floods in Srinagar, Indian- controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Sept.16, 2014. Health workers were scrambling Tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of Kashmir, where…

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

With millions of birds on their way from the Arctic and subarctic and the drought cutting critical wetlands to as little as one-sixth, the field is one of the first to come on line this fall under a new program of "pop-up" habitats.

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, a Least Sandpiper forages for food in a rice field near Knights Landing, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-sixth, threatening the habitat of migrating birds along the Pacific Flyway. Th…

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, a White-faced Ibis forages for food in a rice field near Knights Landing, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-sixth, threatening the habitat of migrating birds along the Pacific Flyway. T…

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, a pair of White-Faced Ibis, left, and a Egret forage for food in a rice field of the Montna Farms near Yuba City, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-sixth, threatening the habitat of mig…

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, a group of Long-Billed Dowitchers fly low over the water of a rice field near Knights Landing, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-sixth, threatening the habitat of migrating birds along …

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, a group of White-Faced Ibis forage for food in a recently harvested rice field that is being refilled with water on the Montna Farms near Yuba City, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-si…

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, Simon Avery, left, and Greg Golet, both of the Nature Conservancy, observe birds foraging in a rice field near Knights Landing, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-sixth, threatening the …

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In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, Ring-billed Gulls, three on the left, and Caspian Terns, right, are seen in a rice field near Knights Landing, Calif. Due to the severe drought California's critical wetlands has been cut to as little as one-sixth, threatening the habitat of migrat…

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'Meatless Monday' is not an evil vegetarian plot

The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays.

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Meat-inspection system is understandably causing alarm

Meat-inspection system is understandably causing alarm

Meat safety at risk from new rules, staffing shortages.

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Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Are your plants on steroids? Here's a better option.

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Click now, sip later with crowdsourced wines

Click now, sip later with crowdsourced wines

Ever taken a sip of wine and thought, "I could do better?"

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Click now, sip later with crowdsourced wines

Click now, sip later with crowdsourced wines

This undated image provided by Columbia Crest Winery shows a view of a vineyard taken from Columbia Crest’s CrowdsourcedCabernet.com. Cameras show the grapes that “virtual winemakers” will be able to control. A few wineries are experimenting with using social media to crowdsource suggestions…

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

The 4-H program is open to youth ages 12 to 19. 

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