25 Jun '11, 11am

Health Alarm! Overweight Toddlers | Care2 Causes

I'm sorry, but IME, this is BS. First of all, that photo used is of a *baby*, and not even a particularly fat looking baby, at that (at least one of mine was fatter than that). It is not a picture of a pre-school-aged child. If a baby doesn't have fat on them, the doctors get worried (I know some kids that were naturally thin even as babies, and their mothers were questioned extensively about the children's diets.) Mine were extremely chubby, but are now thin (breastfed babies tend to be fatter than formula-fed babies, and I believe there was even a study posted here on care2 not long ago that linked formula-feeding with later obesity... please note that I'm not trying to turn this into a breastfed/formula-fed debate, and pass no judgement on any mother's feeding decision). Because once a child figures out that they can get around, there is just no stopping them. Unfortuna...

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Grass: What Cows Want to Eat | Care2 Causes

Grass: What Cows Want to Eat | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jun '11, 11pm

NOTE: This is a guest post from Rob Moir, director of the Ocean River Institute . I am alarmed by greenhouse gas build-up ...

More than 170 Women Raped in Eastern Congo | Care2 Causes

More than 170 Women Raped in Eastern Congo | Ca...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 9am

Last summer, the international community was rocked by the news that hundreds of civilians had been raped in a brutal atta...

New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 7pm

A new campaign launched by SavetheNews.org targets a growing threat to the free-flow of information and ideas, so crucial ...

Seagull Steals Camera! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 8am

I think that this is most likely to be a case of viral marketing by GoPro - marketing strategy that they've apparently uti...

Entrepreneurs Working to Green Their Communities | Care2 Causes

Entrepreneurs Working to Green Their Communitie...

care2.com 24 Jun '11, 8pm

Green entrepreneurs around the world are working to change business and make a difference in their local communities. The ...

The Great American Backyard Campout! | Care2 Causes

The Great American Backyard Campout! | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 12am

June 25 is National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout day. Thousands of moms, dads, kids, grandparents...

Is Giving Early Retiring Seniors Medicaid Really a Mistake? | Care2 Causes

Is Giving Early Retiring Seniors Medicaid Reall...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 7am

The administration is reeling in the wake of news that an “error” in health care reform could accidentally let seniors who...

Republicans Can't Block A Warren Appointment | Care2 Causes

Republicans Can't Block A Warren Appointment | ...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 12am

Republicans in DC and across the nation may be engaged in a collective game of chicken when it comes to crippling the econ...

Ai Wei Wei is Free, But... | Care2 Causes

Ai Wei Wei is Free, But... | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 12am

Today, the Chinese authorities freed a prominent dissident, Hu Jia, a leading, and highly vocal, advocate for democratic r...

US Debt Ceiling, Greek Debt Crisis | Care2 Causes #crisis

US Debt Ceiling, Greek Debt Crisis | Care2 Caus...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 5am

$14.3 trillion: That’s the amount of the US debt ceiling. Negotiations about the debt ceiling are, hopefully, in their fin...

19 yo Hacking Suspect Has Diagnosis with #Autism, Is Refused Bail & will appear Mon in court | @Care2 @CareCauses

19 yo Hacking Suspect Has Diagnosis with #Autis...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 7pm

19-year-old Ryan Cleary was arrested last Monday at his home in Wickford, Essex in the UK on charges of bringing down the ...

Indiana Law To Defund Planned Parenthood Blocked | Care2 Causes

Indiana Law To Defund Planned Parenthood Blocke...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 9am

Planned Parenthood of Indiana was granted an injunction against the new Indiana state law that forbids any federal funding...

Care2 Victory! New York Senate Legalizes Same-S...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 3am

As I've said many times before, any two adults who have the love and dedication to take on one of the most difficult endea...

A Minority Majority Among Young Americans | Care2 Causes // & this might be a good thing!

A Minority Majority Among Young Americans | Car...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 3am

80 percent of Americans over 65 years old is white; among American aged 45 – 60, 75 percent are white. But within just abo...

Another Settlement From Wall Street | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 5pm

Another in a series of settlements related to the financial fraud surrounding the housing market bubble and subsequent col...