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Deciding What Your College Major Should Be

Deciding to go to college is a big step in anyone’s life. Getting there is half the battle. From entrance exams and prerequisite testing to student loans and scholarships, all play a key role in getting there. The other half is choosing what you want to major in and what field you want to enter […]


Top 50 Vegetarian Blogs of 2013

Here at BerryRipe, we’ve always been committed to providing the best vegetarian and vegan recipes of our own. But the fact of the matter is that this is a big world and there are way too many vegetarian blogs out there that go unnoticed. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the Top 50 Vegetarian […]


Mannkind’s Afrezza Drug for Diabetes Proves Successful

Good news for the Mannkind Corporation (MNKD) this morning as they announced positive results of two late stage studies for their inhaled insulin Diabetes drug, Afrezza. According to the Mannkind website, Afrezza is “a novel, ultra rapid-acting mealtime insulin therapy in late stage clinical investigation for the treatment of adult patients with Type 1 and […]


Whole Foods Chicken Salad Scandal

On Thursday, May 9th, 2013 it was brought to the attention of the United States that there was an error on the part of a commissary owned by Whole Foods. The error was looked upon as being a simple mislabeling of cold salads that were sold either in the self-serve bars or behind the counter […]

A Syrian refugee child cries at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, August 3, 2012. The Al Zaatri camp is one of many set up along the 86km (53 mile) border between Jordan and Syria under the management of the  United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and with the help of local charity groups. Refugees were suffering from heat and difficult living conditions as even more people fleeing the fighting continued to pour into the camp on Friday. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ORG XMIT: AMM52

What’s Wrong With The State Of Healthcare In Syria?

Syria has been in the news a lot lately, and the images are heartbreaking: doctors operating out of mobile clinics to keep wounded men, women, and children alive. What is wrong with the state of healthcare in Syria? Read on to learn more about this healthcare crisis in Syria: The Syrian crisis. Syria has been […]


NYC Bans Soda and Other Sugary Drinks

September 13th 2012 – Source: BerryRipe NYC Bans Soda That’s right…NYC Bans Soda! In a stunning move today by the NYC Health Department, New York City became the first major metropolitan area to ban the sale of soda and other sugary drinks. As of March 1, 2013, restaurants and eateries, sports arenas and movie theaters, concession stands and […]

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